News Roundup – 18 August 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.

Hague court under Western pressure not to open Gaza war crimes inquiry. 

I watched the Rwandan genocide unfold, we’re making the same mistakes in Iraq. 

UK Iraq mission no longer strictly humanitarian. 

Iraq crisis: military claims control of Mosul dam. 

2 UN peacekeepers killed in Northern Mali; 7 wounded. 

Chad military rescues 85 Nigerians from Boko Haram. 

34 killed in CAR attacks. 

Seleka declares independent State in the North of CAR. 

Ukraine: rebels fire on civilian convoy. 

No ceasefire agreed but Kiev’s objections to aid convoy dropped. 

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