Legal Roundup October 2022 – January 2023

We are very pleased to present the legal roundup for October 2022 – January 2023 , that contains publications on issues related armed groups and international law, non-international armed conflict and transitional justice. It was prepared by Begüm Simsir, and it was finalised with input from Ezequiel Heffes, Katharine Fortin and Andrea Farrés. If you …

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News Roundup 16 January – 22 January

Burkina Faso: 50 women abducted by suspected rebels Colombian police seize explosives, weapons from rebel group Somalia claims capture of key port town from al-Shabab Kenyan security forces kill 10 suspected al-Shabab fighters Canada becomes mediator in Cameroon peace process Myanmar military and Arakan Army exchange prisoners in Rakhine State DRC president says M23 rebels …

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News Roundup 9 January – 15 January

Tigray rebels begin handing in heavy weapons to Ethiopian country Relief groups say 5 die as Myanmar airstrikes hit churches Colombia, ELN rebels likely to hold emergency meeting in Caracas-negotiator Fourteen Malian soldiers killed in two armed group attacks Rebel group claims Ethiopia prison-break attack Myanmar military hits Indian territory during strikes on rebel camp …

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News Roundup 2 January – 8 January

Colombia’s ELN rebels say they have not agreed to ceasefire Russia’s Wagner Group resorting to recruiting prisoners from Belarus Congo M23 rebels hand back army base amid suspected ceasefire breaches elsewhere DR Congo: UN mission moves to protect civilians Taliban: Anti-terror raids kill 11 Islamic State Group militants Mali: 5 people killed in rare attack …

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News Roundup 26 December – 1 January

Colombia’s president announces cease-fire agreement with main armed groups Jihadi violence takes root in Benin, its spread worries West Africa Armed group ZUF signs to cease operation Congolese rebel M23 group kidnaps suspected fighters in the east Major junta offensive in northern Shan State fails to capture Kokang base Libyan authorities find mass grave in …

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News Roundup 19 December – 25 December

Mali’s northern armed groups pull out of Algiers peace talks Libya: Hold commanders of Tariq Ben Zeyad armed group accountable for “catalogue of horrors” Colombia’s ELN rebels announce end-of-year ceasefire New armed groups emerge in central Sudan Burkina Faso denies paying Russia’s Wagner group with mine rights Armed clash leaves three dead in Bannu Rebel …

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News Roundup 12 December – 18 December

Rebel clashes breakout in DR Congo’s east The Arakan Army and Tatmadaw’s Tenuous truces in Myanmar’s Rakhine State Five dead in an attack on Colombia-Ecuador border New rebel group announced in Central African Republic as CPC rebels advance “Panic” sets in as armed groups occupy, deforest Colombian national park Burkina Faso summons Ghana envoy over …

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News Roundup 28 November – 4 December

Myanmar military agrees to ceasefire with armed group US designates members of Pakistan armed groups as “terrorists” ISIL announces death of its leader Leader of armed group yields in Basilan town New Palestinian armed groups emerge in West Bank 23 irregular armed groups in Colombia join President Gustavo Petro’s “Total Peace” policy Pakistan Taliban ends …

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