News Roundup 3 October – 9 October

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.

Armed group attacks peacekeeping base in DRC second time this week

Somali government says it has killed Al-Shabab co-founder

Colombia’s government, ELN rebels agree to restart peace talks next month

Nigeria agrees to end military detention of children

‘Odious acts’: 7 Djibouti soldiers killed in armed group attack

Civilians in firing line as conflict returns to Myanmar’s Rakhine

Former Liberia rebel chief faces war crimes trial in France

Ethiopian government, rebel group accept African Union-led peace talks

14 civilians killed in attack attributed to ADF rebels

Myanmar: Armed clashes between military and anti-regime groups continue to occur

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