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Reparations by Non-State Armed Groups

Reparations are measures to acknowledge and remedy the harm caused to victims by a responsible actor. International law and state practice in transitional societies, places the responsibility on the state to deliver reparations, but there is increasing recognition that non-state armed groups should also provide reparations. To some people it may seem morally jarring to …

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News Roundup – 3 February 2016

International Organizations Applaud the Initiation of the First Trial for Sexual Slavery and Violence During the Armed Conflict in Guatemala: The Sepur Zarco Case Plan Colombia’s mixed legacy: coca thrives but peace deal may be on horizon Dutch Lawyers File Complaint Against Buhari on alleged crimes in Biafra (Nigeria) at the ICC in The Hague …

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News Roundup – Week of 13-17 April

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News Roundup – 7 July 2014

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News Roundup – 26 March 2014

Ex-rebel says guerilla commander ordered massacre Guatemala Did cutting access to mineral wealth reduce violence in the DRC? Sudanese army says 75 rebels killed in fresh clashes in North Darfur Uneasy Truces: Syrian Regime Exploits Rebel Despair Op-Ed David Miliband in TIME: Syria’s Latest Victim: International Law Syrian Rebel Commander: Why Joining Extremists Was My …

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News Roundup – 13 May 2013

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada document on Colombia: Recruitment methods of armed groups, including the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) (2011-March 2013) Historic conviction brings long-awaited justice in Guatemala Interview with ICRC president Maurer: The use of armed drones must comply with laws UN Children’s Fund condemns in strongest possible terms killing of …

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