News Roundup 20 July – 26 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.

  1. Non-lethal Assistance and the Syrian Conflict: Lessons from the Netherlands
  2. Why Armed Groups in Latin America Are Enforcing COVID-19 Lockdowns
  3. Darfur’s conflict could return to square one
  4. New report reveals risk of links between Sudanese conflict gold and major companies
  5. Children in Nigeria and surrounding countries, continuing to endure ‘horrendous violations’
  6. Egypt’s Sisi wins parliamentary approval for possible Libya intervention
  7. Massacre in northeast Colombia triggers mass displacement
  8. New cease-fire deal struck in eastern Ukraine conflict
  9. Civilians among 45 killed in Afghan air raids against Taliban
  10. Myanmar to Set up Complaint Process for War Violence Against Children

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