News Roundup – 22 May 2014

About the author(s):

Katharine Fortin is an Associate Professor at Utrecht University where she teaches IHL and IHRL. Before joining Utrecht University, she worked at the ICTY, ICC and Norton Rose Fulbright. She is the author of The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law (Oxford University Press, 2017) which won the 2018 Lieber Prize. She has written widely about the framework of law that applies to armed groups in non-international armed conflicts and is one of the editors of the Armed Groups and International Law blog.

Opinio Juris Guest post: Rona on Mohammed v Ministry of Defence and detention in NIAC. 

International Crisis Group briefing: Venezuala – Tipping Point. 

Pillay: Syria: Aleppo residents suffering consequences of flagrant disregard for international law. 

Russia, China block Security Council referral of Syria to ICC. 

UN Security Council: Vetoes betray Syrian victims. 

Boko Haram destroy Nigeria village. 

Hunting Nigeria’s Boko Haram. 

CAR condemns Seleka rebels reorganisation. 

Violence, displacement and humanitarian action in Katanga; a report on the protection of civilians in the south eastern DRC province of Katanga (see here for report).

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