News Roundup – 13-14 November 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.

UN says LRA abductions on rise in central Africa

The Congo’s Feared ‘Cobra’ Warlord Plans to Surrender — Again

Embassies of Egypt and UAE attacked in Libya

Sudan and Rebels Under Pressure to Find Path to Peace

Israel will not cooperate with ‘one-sided’ UN probe into Gaza war

Punishing Syrian Criminals Against Humanity: 15 Regime Leaders That Could Be Indicted

Rebel holdout in Syria’s Homs gets first aid in 6 months

Syria rebels in south emerge as West’s last hope as moderates crushed elsewhere

Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi calls on followers to unleash ‘volcanoes of jihad’

Islamic State to mint ‘dinar’ coins

UN report: Islamic State commanders liable for mass war crimes. The Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, called “Rule of Terror: Living under ISIS in Syria” of 14 November 2014, is available here.

Iraqi forces drive IS from refinery town

At least 33 dead in Yemeni clashes, drone kills 7 militants

14 killed as Philippine troops battle militants

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