Colombia

News Roundup 22 November – 28 November

Five years after ‘peace’, the Colombian communities living in forced confinement Colombia charged former FARC rebels with destruction of Amazon Five years after Colombia’s peace deal, militias continue to cause havoc Colombia’s peace process is taking ‘deep roots’, but all sides must work together to overcome lingering challenges U.S. set to remove Colombia rebel group …

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News Roundup 15 November – 21 November

Five years after Colombia’s FARC deal, new armed gangs emerge and peace is still a dream for many African Union: Ethiopia peace talks won’t be successful without ceasefire Newly Formed Rebel Alliance To Continue Destabilization Of Ethiopia – Diplomat Mediators step up Ethiopia ceasefire bid as aid efforts flounder Extremists in Pakistan have been emboldened …

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Making sense of a duty for non-State armed groups to provide reparations

Reparations by non-State armed groups: why does it matter? Exploring whether and how non-State armed groups (NSAGs), as collective duty bearers, might contribute to reparations for their violations of international humanitarian law (IHL) might appear far-fetched to some or even controversial to others. However, recent developments show that the present-day realities of armed conflicts – …

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News Roundup 1 November – 7 November

As Colombia’s Peace Crumbles, Female Guerrillas Wonder What’s Left for Them Despite War Crimes Tribunal, Guerilla Violence Persists in Colombia Myanmar Junta Aims to Wipe Out Armed Resistance in Three Months Ethiopia: Tigrayan forces claim control of major northern towns US calls on Tigray rebel group to ‘halt its advances’ in key northern cities UN …

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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 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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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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News Roundup 16 August – 22 August

Report details grave violations against children in Afghanistan ‘No way out’ for imperilled Afghans, broader international response needed Ethiopia: UN chief gravely concerned over ‘unspeakable violence’ in Tigray Competing armed groups carrying out ‘mass rape’ in Congo: UN Despite Cease-Fire in Tigray, No End in Sight for Conflict 1,150 flee Colombia village caught between 2 …

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News Roundup 9 August – 15 August

Over 18,000 children recruited by Colombia’s FARC rebels -court Mali: Dozens of civilians massacred in militant raids on villages Chad invites armed groups to participate in national dialogue Mozambique Government Retakes Key Town from Militants Damascus’s False Reconciliation Failed in Daraa Ethiopia denounces rebel alliance as war widens Palestinian Rockets in May Killed Civilians in …

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