News Roundup 14 – 20 August

About the author(s):

Yiokasti Mouratidi is an LLM graduate in Public International Law from Utrecht University, the Netherlands. She previously obtained her LLB in Law with European Law from the University of Nottingham, UK. Yiokasti has a strong interest in international humanitarian law, international security law and their intersections with environmental issues. Yiokasti currently works in the defence team at the UK Mission to the EU in Brussels; her work on the AGIL blog is provided in a personal capacity and does not necessarily reflect the views of any present or previous employer.

Jordan’s army downs drone loaded with explosives coming from Syria

Karen residents want peaceful solution between Karen armed forces

More than a dozen Niger soldiers killed in attack near Mali border

UNRWA calls on armed groups to immediately vacate its facilities in the Ein El Hilweh refugee camp in south Lebanon

Rights body accuses RSF of sexual violence in Darfur region

Tamazuj group aligns with RSF in Sudan’s ongoing war

Three rebel army chiefs predict rapid fall of Myanmar junta

Amhara region emergency command post chief admits armed groups “took control” of some zones and districts, “released criminal from prison”

Both sides in Colombian peace talks call for humanitarian aid

Ex-PM warns of fresh conflict if courts handle conflict-era cases (Nepal)

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