News Roundup – 19 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.

Colombia’s ombudsman seeks clarity on general’s capture, urges humanitarian accord. 

Syrian rebels unite in ‘battle of destiny’ in Aleppo. 

Inside Islamic State’s oil empire. 

Brookings Institute analysis: The origins of ISIS. 

Outrage over UAE’s new terror list which includes several prominent Western Muslim charities and civil society groups in a new list of “terrorist organizations” together with Al Qaeda, Boko Haram and the so-called Islamic State.

International Crisis Group report: Mali peace negotiations:last chance in Algiers. 

CAR losing its next generation. 

Ukraine readies itself for possible Russian-backed rebel attack. 

Enough Project: 7 ideas to help end the FDLR group in DRC (see report here).

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