News Roundup – 3 July 2014

About the author(s):

Katharine Fortin

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’s biggest coal companies dodge specifics over ‘payment to armed groups’ claims. 

Three leaders of Peru’s Shining Path rebel group charged in New York. 

How ISIS came to control large parts of Syria and Iraq. 

Islamic State seizes key Syrian oil field. 

120 Libyan rebels charter plane to Sarajevo to watch a movie. 

Nigeria: struggle to survive for victims of conflict and violence. 

Al-Shabaab kills Somali MP in Mogadishu. 

Ugandan rebel group ADF remains a mystery 20 years on. 

Eastern Ukraine: Q&A about the laws of war. 

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