News Roundup 7 September – 13 September

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. Attacks on Students, Teachers, and Schools Surge in Africa’s Sahel
  2. Attacks on Education Rising, Fomenting Child Recruitment into Armed Groups, Secretary-General Warns in Inaugural Observance of International Day
  3. As Colombia’s FARC leaders testify, abuse survivors see little hope for justice
  4. The autonomous military groups in Libya
  5. Will Sudan’s Peace Deal With Rebels Work?
  6. How Colombia’s armed groups are exploiting COVID-19 to recruit children
  7. Fresh war crimes fears highlighted in new Yemen report
  8. Libya: Armed Groups Violently Quell Protests
  9. Historic peace deal signed between Sudan’s new government and rebel groups
  10. Army operations in Sinai continue unabated

Events:

Web event: The crossroad of competition: Countering the rise of violent extremists and revisionist powers in Africa, a conversation with commander of US Special Operations Command Africa, Major General Dagvin Anderson, Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Web event: Jihadism at a crossroads, Friday, September 11, 2020

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