News Roundup 24 May – 30 May

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.

Tools to protect civilians in conflict exist, but not the will to apply them, Lowcock tells Security Council

UN rights chief calls for inclusive peace process to end Palestine occupation

Biden urges ceasefire, end to ‘large-scale abuses’ in Tigray

Grave concerns over ‘dire’ and deteriorating situation in war-torn Tigray region

U.N. launches investigation into whether Israel, Hamas committed crimes

The young are key to avoiding old mistakes in Central African Republic

UN peacekeeper withdrawal leaves security vacuum in Darfur

Israel’s Gaza strikes may constitute ‘war crimes’: UN’s Bachelet

UN envoy warns of possible civil war in Myanmar, seeks talks

Tensions rise in Baghdad after arrest of militia commander

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