News Roundup 10 August – 16 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. ISIL will bounce back if Libya civil war doesn’t end, study warns
  2. The First Report of the OPCW’s Investigation and Identification Team on Syria
  3. After nearly a decade of violence, will the December polls be used as another reason to spread insecurity?
  4. The enduring harm inflicted by the Lord’s Resistance Army
  5. Atrocity Alert No. 215: The Sahel, Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan
  6. Many killed in ethnic violence in eastern DR Congo
  7. Battling Conflict and COVID-19: The Changing Dynamics Within the Syrian Civil War
  8. Catalogue of rights abuses by Anglophone separatists in Cameroon: report
  9. Mozambique Should Protect Civilians During Insurgent Fight
  10. Public Statement by Chair of Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict


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