Andrea Farrés Jiménez

Andrea Farrés Jiménez is a qualified Spanish lawyer specialized in international humanitarian law, international security and arms control. She graduated from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in 2019 with a master’s in International Law. Her master’s thesis focused on the impact that new technologies and artificial intelligence have on IHL targeting principles. She worked as a legal expert for the Norwegian Refugee Council, the Spanish Permanent Mission in Switzerland and in The Netherlands, and the World Organization Against Torture, among other organizations. She has published on issues related to arms controls, new technologies and IHL targeting principles.

News Roundup 7 February – 13 February

In Iraq’s Sinjar, Yazidi returns crawl to a halt amid fears of Turkish airstrikes Somalia: Calls for justice as four children sentenced to death over involvement with armed groups Ethiopia accused of ‘serious’ human rights abuses in Tigray in landmark case Ethiopia in ‘much better place’ to resolve Tigray conflict: Mohammed UN chief ‘encouraged’ by …

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News Roundup 31 January – 6 February

Indigenous activists’ deaths highlight surging Colombia conflict UN experts: Darfur rebel groups make money in Libya ISIS Leader Killed Himself, Family During U.S. Raid in Syria, Biden Says Concerned over civilian deaths, UN spokesperson welcomes ‘any successes’ against ISIL terror group U.S. Allies Retake Control of Prison in Syria, Subduing ISIS Fighters How South Sudan’s …

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News Roundup 24 January – 30 January

Thousands displaced in Congo’s east amid rebel, army clashes Guatemala paramilitaries sentenced for raping Indigenous women More than 15,000 people displaced in new Darfur violence, U.N. says In Uganda’s Karamoja, rampant rustling and a militarised response as violence returns Armed group attacks UN convoy, burns two vehicles in Colombia January will ‘almost certainly’ shatter records …

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Legal Roundup October 2021 – January 2022

We are very pleased to present the legal roundup for October 2021 – January 2022, that contains publications on issues related armed groups and international law, non-international armed conflict and transitional justice. It was prepared by Andrea Farrés, and it was finalised with input from Ezequiel Heffes and Katharine Fortin. If you have a 2021 …

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News Roundup 17 January – 23 January

‘A war crime against humanity’: Yemen rebels denounce attack ‘I will not leave my family to die here’: A photojournalist in Yemen’s Marib Saudi led-coalition launches airstrikes on Yemeni capital after deadly Houthi drone strike in Abu Dhabi UN rights office warns over violent escalation in Yemen and beyond What is behind the Houthi attacks …

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News Roundup 10 January – 16 January

Guterres calls for end to conflict in Ethiopia after deadly attacks Air strike in Ethiopia’s Tigray kills at least 17, aid workers say Scores of civilians dead, UN chief condemns ‘appalling’ attacks in Nigeria  Mali: Security Council warned of ‘endless cycle of instability’ Sahel violence threatens West African coastal states Colombia: Children still ‘used and …

News Roundup 10 January – 16 January Read More »

News Roundup 20 December – 26 December

Tigrayan forces announce retreat to Ethiopia’s Tigray region Tigrayan rebels offer ceasefire, as retreat leaves trail of abuse ‘Grasp this opportunity’, Guterres says, following announcements by Ethiopia and Tigray forces Myanmar rebel group calls for no-fly zone to protect civilians Myanmar army air raids send hundreds fleeing into Thailand People running for their lives from …

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News Roundup 13 December – 19 December

Officials Say Insurgency in Northern Mozambique Is Spreading Tigray rebels retake Ethiopian Heritage town Lalibela: Residents Ethiopia: New wave of atrocities in Western Tigray Ethiopia forces claim recapturing of towns from Tigray rebels Civilian Deaths Mounted as Secret Unit Pounded ISIS ‘Restraint, de-escalation and dialogue’ needed to stem war in Yemen No U.S. Troops Will …

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News Roundup 6 December – 12 December

Afghanistan: Political affairs chief has ‘frank and useful exchanges’ with the Taliban   Pakistani Taliban ends ceasefire, future of peace talks uncertain Alleged CAR rebel leader to face war crimes trial at ICC The priests navigating Colombia’s conflict zones Uganda, DR Congo pledge transparency in war against Allied Democratic Forces Ethiopia’s Tigrayan rebels deny looting food …

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News Roundup 29 November – 5 December

Israel-Palestine: Risk of ‘deadly escalation’ in violence, without decisive action Violations of Palestinian rights puts two-State solution at risk UN chief warns ‘No room for dialogue’: How abuses by Niger’s foreign-funded army derail its anti-jihadist fight US officially pulls Colombian rebels FARC off foreign terror group list What next after Colombia’s FARC removed from US …

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