News Roundup 9 May – 15 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.

A letter from home: Zimbabwe’s unending crisis

UN launches joint appeal for Syria: ‘Apathy is not an option’

10 killed in deadliest recent Syria rebel attack

DR Congo: UN chief calls for probe into deadly armed attacks on mining site

As the World Looks Away, Violence Is on the Rise Again in Afghanistan

Global coalition to defeat ISIS says it will renew its efforts to fight extremist groups in Africa

Colombia’s Gulf Clan sows terror ahead of presidential vote

Togo: Eight soldiers killed in attack by suspected ‘terrorists’

Central African Republic: Averting Further Fragmentation of the Armed Forces

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