News Roundup – 6-13 March 2017

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.

Denmark to give 7 million DKK to prosecute war crimes in Syria. 

Hitting rock bottom: Children’s suffering in Syria at its worst. 

Mass grave found near Mosul after IS retreat. 

Can a new court deliver long awaited justice in Central African Republic?

New Crisis Group report: Fighting Boko Haram in Chad – Beyond Military Measures. 

Thousands of Nigerians trapped by Boko Haram insurgency, MSF says. 

Two soldiers killed as rebel attacks intensify in eastern Ukraine. 

Suspected rebel planted mine hits Yemeni ship, kills two. 

Karate and wooden guns: how new insurgent group stoked Myanmar crisis. 

South Sudan general announces new rebel group. 

Former rebel chief joins National Salvation Front in South Sudan. 

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