News Roundup – 23-24 October 2014

About the author(s):

Rogier is a researcher at the Netherlands Defence Academy (NLDA) and works at the Dutch National Prosecutor’s Office. He holds LL.M-degrees from Utrecht University and the University of Nottingham. Before taking up his current positions, he was an associate legal officer in Chambers at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, and a legal adviser at the International Humanitarian Law Division of the Netherlands Red Cross.

Rogier is an adjunct-lecturer at the Hague University of Applied Sciences, where he teaches international humanitarian law, and he co-convenes the Hague Initiative for Law and Armed Conflict.

Looking back on 10 days of violence in Bangui (CAR)

UN Mission in DRC comes under attack, steps up security

Huge blast rocks Egypt army checkpoint

International Crisis Group report “Toward a Lasting Ceasefire in Gaza” (report, summary)

Sudan Speaks About Contacts With Rebel Commanders in Darfur

Kurdish fighters regain ground in Kobane

Turkey says 1,300 Syria rebels heading to Kobani

Look Who Else Has Drones: ISIS and Al Nusra

Islamic State militants allegedly used chlorine gas against Iraqi security forces

Ukraine Warns of Separatist Attacks, as Rebel Leader Threatens ‘Heavy Military Action’

Russian fighter suspected of terrorism and held in Afghanistan to be prosecuted in U.S.

Marko Milanovic’s “Few Thoughts on Hassan v. United Kingdom


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