News Roundup 19 September – 25 September

About the author(s):

Begümhan I. Simsir is a policy and research intern at the IFRC. She holds an LL.M. in IHL and human rights from the Geneva Academy. Her LL.M. thesis focused on the protection of wounded and sick hors de combat with a focus on mental health. She graduated from the Turkish German University Law School with a thesis focused on the protection of girl soldiers during and after armed conflicts. She has worked with various organizations, including Human Rights Measurement Initiative, Generation Human Rights, UNESCO, Airwars and the International Review of the Red Cross.

FARC dissidents in Colombia accept cease-fire proposed by government

Myanmar army helicopters fire on school, killing six

Armed group surrenders to IEA in Samangan

At least one person dead after night of clashes in Tripoli

Armenia hands fighters to Turkey, says Kurdish armed group

Iran fires on separatist groups based in northern Iraq

Four killed in rebel conflict in central Colombia

Eritrea starts big offensive in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

US military says killed 27 al-Shabab fighters in central Somalia

Cameroonian women say they are underrepresented in peace talks

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