News Roundup – 29 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.

Navi Pillay: Speaking truth to power. 

I’ve never seen such devastation, so much destruction, so much blood, ICRC’s head of delegation to Israel on Gaza conflict. 

Tunnels lead right to heart of Israeli fear. 

PLO announcement of 24 hour Gaza ceasefire disavowed by Hamas. 

The flight from Mosul: we left everything behind to save our lives. 

No Eid respite for CAR muslims. 

UN human rights chief says downing of plane may be war crime, urges probe. 

A total breakdown of law and order and a reign of fear and terror have been inflicted by armed groups on the population of eastern Ukraine, according to a new report issued today by the Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (see here for report).

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