News Roundup 27 July – 2 August

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. Colombian guerrillas are using coronavirus curfews to expand their control. Violators have been killed.
  2. Covid-19 as a threat to international peace and security: The role of the UN Security Council in addressing the pandemic
  3. Central African Republic: ICC Sets Trial
  4. Taliban accuses Afghan government of recapturing freed prisoners
  5. ‘Terrible harm’: 1,282 Afghan civilians killed so far in 2020
  6. Taliban announce three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan for Eid al-Adha, starting Friday
  7. Widespread Attacks on Education Worldwide More than 11,000 attacks in Past 5 Years
  8. Yemen separatists abandon self-rule but peace deal doubts remain
  9. Operation Burnham Report Released
  10. Sudan Peace Talks Offer Little Hope for Protesters in Darfur

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