News Roundup – 10 February 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.

Opinion Juris post: IHL doesn’t regulate NIAC interment: A Drafting History Perspective. 

OHCHR report: Background paper on attacks against girls seeking to access information. 

Netherlands: lottery grant to help halt military use of schools. 

Colombia: The amnesty tightrope. 

Kenneth Roth: The two big holes in the strategy against IS. 

Assad says Syria is informed on anti-IS strikes. 

Iraqi ground offensive against ISIS to begin within weeks.

We dream about drones, said 13-year old Yemeni before he was killed in a CIA strike. 

Philippines: Law still applies to the MILF, says Lima. 

Separatists claim to surround key Ukrainian town. 

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