News Roundup 21 November – 27 November

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.

Colombia’s ex-FARC leaders face up to eight year sentences for kidnappings

Sudan releases three former military detained over establishment of armed group

Aid worker killed in ambush by armed group in Mozambique

Fighting between armed groups leaves 18 dead in Colombia

KNU’s grand forum brings all different Karen armed groups together in a public forum

The “total war” against Al-Shabaab in Somalia

Protesters in Goma reject east Congo ceasefire agreement

Kids are among the “rebels” Taliban are gunning down in Afghanistan

Peace talks will not slow down Colombia’s offensive against armed groups – officials

Extremist group Al-Shabab claims responsibility for armed attack on hotel in Somali capital

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