News Roundup – 7 November 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.

Talking to terrorists: how to end armed conflicts.

First forum on humanitarian action: rooted in Islam and international humanitarian law. 

Peacekeeping operations: ICRC statement to the United Nations. 

United Nations agency chief laments ‘sheer sustainability’ of Gaza crisis. 

US led air raids target Syria armed groups. 

Iraqi Sunni actors taking on the Islamic State. 

UN poised to sanction former Yemen president. 

Libyan court rules elected parliament illegal. 

Ivorian youth find new ways to be heard on truth, justice and the future of their country. 

Why Boko Haram insurgents thrive?

Joseph Kony is hiding out on Sudan border, report claims (see here for report).

CAR sectarian violence rising. 

CAR: the time for the hard questions. 

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