News Roundup – 10 October 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.

Statement of the Prosecutor of the ICC on International Day of the Girl Child. 

Colombia says rebel chief has been to Cuba for peacetalks. 

MSF: Shattered lives in the Cauca mountains in Colombia. 

Turkey ignores Kurdish fury as militants close in on capturing Kobani. 

IS pushes deeper into besieged Syrian town. 

Coalition airstrikes against ISIS, aid Bashar al-Assad, Syrian rebels claim. 

Mali jihadists announce blood soaked return to northern Mali. 

Violence in Central African Republic leaves 12 dead. 

Ntaganda case before the ICC announced to begin on 2 June 2015. 

DRC: UN officials urge justice for grave crimes committed by M23. 

Report of the UN Joint Human Rights Office on human rights violations committed by M23 in North Kivu between April 2012- November 2013. 

Satanic panic: how British agents stoked supernatural fears in the Troubles. 

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