News Roundup – 9/10th June 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.

Colombia government and Farc rebels to set up truth commission

‘Boko Haram Caused by Illiteracy’

Boko Haram kidnaps more women near Chibok, reports say

Congo official: 34 dead, 27 wounded after attack by armed fighters

Airstrikes hit Libya’s Benghazi

New Ukrainian president offers amnesty to armed groups at inaugural, but Rejecting Poroshenko, east Ukraine rebels say fight will go on

U.S. arms could create Syria ‘warlords’, rebel commander says

Syrian president said to have declared amnesty for prisoners

Insurgents seize Iraqi city of Mosul as troops flee

Iraq PM calls emergency after Mosul seized

Karachi airport: Pakistani Taliban claim responsibility for attack

Taliban gunmen attack Karachi airport academy in second assault

The Attack on Karachi Airport Shows That Nowhere in Pakistan is Safe

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