News Roundup – 4 November 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.

Just Security panel discussion: Should international human rights law regulate the use of drones, detention and surveillance extraterritorially? 

HRW: Syria: ISIS tortured Kabani child hostages. 

Professor Robinson and Criminal Law Research Group use foreign prosecutions to stop terrorists. 

Interview with Washington Post reporter Liz Sly: moderate rebel groups encounter setbacks in Syria. 

Exclusive: Washington cuts funds for investigating Bashar al-Assad’s war crimes. 

Houthi leader dismisses UN sanctions threat. 

Popular committees feed Yemen polarization. 

Boko Haram implements sharia in Mubi. 

41 Boko Haram members beheaded in Biu. 

Army clashes with rebels for second day in east DRC.

Russia criticized for backing Ukraine rebel vote. 

Youtube video of what is reported to be ‘summary justice’ for two alleged rapists in Eastern Ukraine.

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