News Roundup – 24-25 November 2014

About the author(s):

Rogier Bartels

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.

Colombia development projects by military ‘increase violence against civilians’

Ugandan Rebels Kill at Least 100 in Neighboring DRC

Rare access to the hunt for African warlord Joseph Kony

Second air strike hits airport in Libya’s capital

Sudan launches investigation into claims of ‘mass rape’ in Darfur village

Al-Shabab massacres 28 Kenyan bus passengers and Kenya claims 100 al-Shabaab killed in response to Mandera massacre

According to a Turkish official Turkey is to host training for 2,000 Syrian rebels

‘Scores dead’ in air strikes on Syria’s Raqaa

ISIL launches fierce assault on Iraq’s Ramadi

Afghan intelligence agency blames volleyball bombing on Haqqani network

IRIN News: Talking to the Taliban, again

Bangladesh ex-ruling party leader gets death for war crimes

Myanmar army attacks Kachin rebel stronghold, and Myanmar army says deadly strike against rebels meant only as ‘warning’ and UN ‘concerned’ at heavy fighting in Myanmar’s Kachin state

Aurel Sari on the ECHR’s Jaloud v Netherlands: New Directions in Extra-Territorial Military Operations

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