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News Roundup 8 February – 14 February

Colombia armed groups turn forcibly recruited children into ‘war machines’: government British human rights lawyer elected chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court COVID fuelling risk of recruitment and use of children in conflict, UN and EU warn on International Day Civilians in Kenya’s northeast targeted by both jihadists and the state COVID sparks resurgence …

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News Roundup 4 January – 10 January

Central African Republic: A disputed election and a strange rebel alliance Ethiopia Accuses Sudan of Killing Civilians in Border Row Responding to neglected crises in the Sahel Afghan rivals to resume talks as civilian killings sow suspicion France opens investigations into former DR Congo rebel leader after Paris arrest On the march for peace in …

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News Roundup 20 July – 26 July

Non-lethal Assistance and the Syrian Conflict: Lessons from the Netherlands Why Armed Groups in Latin America Are Enforcing COVID-19 Lockdowns Darfur’s conflict could return to square one New report reveals risk of links between Sudanese conflict gold and major companies Children in Nigeria and surrounding countries, continuing to endure ‘horrendous violations’ Egypt’s Sisi wins parliamentary …

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News Roundup 13 July – 19 July

Colombia: Armed Groups’ Brutal Covid-19 Measures Mediation postpones initialling Sudan-armed groups peace deal Talks with Sudan’s Rebel groups Underway, Some Progress Achieved – Sovereignty Council Is a new Plan Colombia putting a fragile peace at risk? Forced displacement and violence fester four years after Colombia peace deal UNAMID voices concern over violent incidents in North …

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News Roundup 16th April – 26th May

Here is a consolidated news roundup from 16th April to 26th May. From now, news roundups will once again be posted weekly. 16th April – 22nd April Endgames & Affiliations: Explaining Differing Patterns of Behavior Between Islamist Groups Warlord Haftar’s armed groups shower Tripoli neighbourhoods with indiscriminate rockets Nearly 180 dead and 800 injured in …

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News Roundup – 19th March – 25th March

Analysis: Islamic State spokesman claims group remains a ‘reality’ despite losses Isis defeated, US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces announce ‘Scores killed’ after attack in central Mali village Central African Republic opens cabinet to more armed groups to bolster peace Burkina Faso: Atrocities by armed islamists, security forces The making of militants in India’s ‘paradise on earth’ …

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News Roundup – 29th January – 18th February

29th January – 4th February Syria: Arrests, torture by armed group Yemen government, Houthi rebels meet on UN ship to discuss truce Libya’s El Sharara oilfield won’t reopen until occupiers leave – NOC Afghan forces lose ground as peace efforts continue: Report Central African Republic armed groups reach peace deal A cold war in Myanmar …

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News Roundup – January 2019

Thanks to student assistant Sam Jackson for the preparation of this monster news roundup for January. In general, we plan to keep doing weekly news roundups, as we know that they they are much easier to read than monthly roundups! 1st January – 7th January War-weary Syrians in Kurdish-held Manbij wait to learn fate Turkish-backed …

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News roundup – 16th Oct -5th November 2018

Sam Jackson has prepared the news roundup for the period 16th October – 5th November. Please see below! 16th October – 22nd October Syria destroying homes in ex-rebel areas to block residents from returning: HRW Deadline passes for Syria’s Idlib buffer without fighters leaving Egypt says security forces killed 450 fighters in Sinai peninsula East …

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