News Roundup – 29/30th January 2015

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.

Bridging levels of analysis in the study of conflict. 

Jordan let’s Islamic State’s deadline for prisoner exchange pass. 

The women who died defending Kobani against ISIS. 

US drone strikes Al-Qaida amidst Yemen political crisis. 

How Boko Haram brought hunger to north Cameroon. 

In the UN’s gun sights, one of DRC’s most infamous rebel groups. 

43 Philippine police killed by Muslim rebels while hunting bomb makers. 

Council of Europe accuses Russia of funding ‘illegal armed groups’. 

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