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News Roundup – 21 January 2016

Confirmation of Charges hearing in the case of Prosecutor v Dominic Ongwen (alleged brigade commander of LRA) opened in The Hague today.  Report from UN Assistance Mission for Iraq documenting staggering civilian death toll in Iraq (see here for report). Banished and disposessed in Northern Iraq: Amnesty International video showing how Peshmerga forces from the KRG have …

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News Roundup – 12 January 2015

ICRC Video on the changing nature of armed conflicts.  Just Security post by Ryan Goodman: A turning point in the Afghan war? US Centcom’s twitter page hacked.  Charlie Hebdo attackers: born, raised and radicalised in Paris.  Boko Haram raids Cameroon army base.  1000s of insurgents flee insurgent attacks in north-east Nigeria.  UN urges Congo’s leader …

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News Roundup – 7 November 2013

On International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict, Ban calls for protection of natural resources in war-torn countries. Colombia agrees FARC political participation.  Nigerian farmers lose $19m to the uprising.  Al-Qaida killed French reporters in Mali.  Chad soldiers trained in IHL before their deployment to Mali.  After outside …

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