News Roundup – 31 May – 6 June 2017

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.

EU commits 50 million euros to combat militants in West Africa

France says soldiers killed 20 Islamists in Mali

Instability Widens in Mali and the Sahel Region of Africa

Children strapped with explosives kill nine in north Cameroon

‘Tunisia militants behead shepherd near Algeria border’

East Libyan forces advance in strategic oasis towns

Freed Gadaffi son remains under guard for his protection

‘SLM-TC rejects negotiations with the Sudanese government’

Young South Sudanese artists hope music and art can relieve suffering of war

Al Shabaab claims bomb attack on Somali police station

Madrid to Manchester to London: A chronology of terror in Europe

US arms Syrian Kurdish militia in fight against ‘Islamic State’ (IS)

UN: ISIL kills 163 people in Mosul in one day

US-backed Syrian forces launch offensive to retake Raqqa from Isis

Civilian deaths from US-led strikes on Isis surge under Trump administration

Islamic state reported to claim responsibility for Australia attack

Surge in violence in Afghanistan:

Deadly Bombing in Kabul Is One of the Afghan War’s Worst Strikes

Death Toll in Kabul Bombing Has Hit 150, Afghan President Says

Deadly explosion strikes Afghanistan’s Herat

Many killed in Kabul funeral blasts

Siege of Marawi (Philippines):

Black flags and smoke engulf Mindanao (Philippines)

Philippine forces report gains in besieged city of Marawi

Philippine troops find stash of banknotes as fighters pull back

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