News Roundup 7 February – 13 February

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.

In Iraq’s Sinjar, Yazidi returns crawl to a halt amid fears of Turkish airstrikes

Somalia: Calls for justice as four children sentenced to death over involvement with armed groups

Ethiopia accused of ‘serious’ human rights abuses in Tigray in landmark case

Ethiopia in ‘much better place’ to resolve Tigray conflict: Mohammed

UN chief ‘encouraged’ by engagement between Israeli and Palestinian officials

Deadly clashes erupt in Sudan’s Darfur region

In Haiti, gang violence strains aid operations and demands new approaches

UN rights office warns of risk of further attacks on displaced camps in DR Congo

Battle against Da’esh, a ‘long-term game’, Voronkov tells Security Council

‘Peace is indispensable’ says UN deputy chief in Ethiopia, hearing stories of conflict and hope

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