News Roundup 13 July – 19 July

About the author(s):

Andrea Farrés Jiménez is a qualified Spanish lawyer specialized in international humanitarian law, international security and arms control. She graduated from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in 2019 with a master’s in International Law. Her master’s thesis focused on the impact that new technologies and artificial intelligence have on IHL targeting principles. She worked as a legal expert for the Norwegian Refugee Council, the Spanish Permanent Mission in Switzerland and in The Netherlands, and the World Organization Against Torture, among other organizations. She has published on issues related to arms controls, gender, new technologies and the IHL targeting principles.

Colombia: Armed Groups’ Brutal Covid-19 Measures

Mediation postpones initialling Sudan-armed groups peace deal

Talks with Sudan’s Rebel groups Underway, Some Progress Achieved – Sovereignty Council

Is a new Plan Colombia putting a fragile peace at risk?

Forced displacement and violence fester four years after Colombia peace deal

UNAMID voices concern over violent incidents in North Darfur state

Rebels in Yemen are holding hostage an ageing, abandoned oil tanker at risk of explosion

Turkey’s Erdogan says Egypt’s actions in Libya are ‘illegal’

Macron’s Selective Indignation over Libya

Iraqi, Kurdish forces launch joint attacks against ISIS on Iranian border

Podcasts and webinars:

Webinar: Mind the gap? Human Rights and Non-State Parties to Armed Conflict, online side event at the 44th Human Rights Council, hosted by France, Liechtenstein and Slovenia and organized by Fight for Humanity

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