Andrea Farrés Jiménez

Andrea Farrés Jiménez is a qualified Spanish lawyer specialized in international law with 3 years of involvement in the humanitarian and human rights field.

News Roundup 25 October – 31 October

Syria: Progress still possible, following ‘disappointment’ over constitutional talks ICC hearing opens for Central African Republic rebel Somalia death toll in fighting between army and former allied group rises to 120 Dozens killed in fighting between Somalia army and former allied group AU mission denies involvement in Somalia fighting ‘Kill them all, don’t spare anyone’: …

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News Roundup 18 October – 24 October

Yemen war reaches ‘shameful milestone’ – 10,000 children now killed or maimed What is behind the recent surge in violence in Kashmir? Mali asks Islamic body to open negotiations with al-Qaeda Tigray forces say air strikes hit Ethiopia’s Mekelle, government denies Why separatists in Cameroon and Nigeria have united ‘Big disappointment’ over lack of Syria …

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News Roundup 11 October -17 October

Ethiopia launches “staggering” new offensive against rebel Tigray forces, group says ICC hearing opens for Central African Republic Rebel Colombians cling tenaciously to peace gains, Security Council hears Yemen: Dialogue and compromise ‘only way forward’ In a flashpoint South Sudanese town, women peacemakers try to bridge the divide Bashar al-Assad Steps In From the Cold, …

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News Roundup 4 October – 10 October

Mali accuses France of training ‘terrorists’ in the country Afghanistan: UN chief condemns ‘horrific’ attack at Kunduz mosque Sudan: 16 Factions, Armed Groups Call For National Consensus Charter Ethiopia conflict sees hunger and atrocities spread from Tigray to Amhara Libya: War crimes likely committed since 2016, UN probe finds UN experts decry possible crimes against …

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News Roundup 27 September – 3 October

The northern countryside of Homs in Syria is facing a similar fate as Daraa Iraq: ‘Moral obligation’ to ensure justice for Yazidi and other survivors of ISIL crimes EXCLUSIVE Some 1,900 Colombian guerrillas operating from Venezuela, says Colombia military chief Top UN envoy ‘encouraged’ by recent engagement of Israeli and Palestinian officials Summary killings, human-rights …

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Legal Roundup February 2021 – September 2021

We are very pleased to present the legal roundup for February 2021 – September 2021, that contains publications on issues related armed groups and international law, non-international armed conflict and the relationship between IHL and IHRL. It was prepared by Andrea Farrés, and it was finalised with input from Ezequiel Heffes and Katharine Fortin. If …

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News Roundup 13 September – 19 September

Niger: Children Killed or Forcibly Recruited By Armed Islamist Groups in Devastating Conflict – New Report Yemen: the seven-year war with no peace in sight Afghanistan crisis: Taliban kill civilians in resistance stronghold Taliban fighters tighten grip in rebellious Panjshir region with killings and food control, witness says After 10 years of war in Syria, …

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News Roundup 6 September – 12 September

France: Lafarge loses ruling in Syria crime against humanity case Lafarge case uncovers French duplicity, hypocrisy, says analyst Military Faction Stages Coup in Mineral-Rich Guinea Myanmar’s Shadow Government Announces ‘Defensive War’ Human Rights abuses intensifying in eastern DR Congo – UNHCR Violence Against Civilians in Eastern DRC Reaching New Heights, UN Says Yemen: As conflict …

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News Roundup 30 August – 5 September

Security Council urges Taliban to provide safe passage out of Afghanistan White House: Biden told commanders to ‘stop at nothing’ to go after ISIS Worst Tripoli fighting in a year tests Libya ceasefire Israel-Palestine: Waste no opportunity for ‘serious’ political negotiation, envoy urges Tigray aid situation worsening by the day, warn UN humanitarians Pakistani soldiers …

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