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News Roundup – 15-16 April 2014

Human Rights Watch: Escalating Communal Violence in Nigeria Closing arguments in al-Sweady inquiry: according to claimants ‘British soldiers violated Geneva conventions’ ICTY trial chamber rejects Mladi?’s request for half-way acquittal Congo militia leader ‘Morgan’ surrenders according to DRC government South Sudan conflict: Pro-Machar forces ‘seize’ Bentiu UN Security Council members view graphic photos of Syria …

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News Roundup – 29 May 2013

List of recommendations adopted at the Reclaiming the Protection of Civilians under International Humanitarian Law Conference in Oslo. IRIN reports the following about this conference: Protecting civilians: A little less conversation, a little more action if you please Prlic et al. Trial Chamber of the ICTY convicts six Bosnian Croats for war crimes and crimes …

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News Roundup – 29 November 2012

Kosovo ex-PM cleared of war crimes by ICTY.  HRW: Syria: Opposition using children in conflict.  Syria shuts off internet access across the country.  Pakistan militant leader Mullah Nazir injured in blast.  International Crisis Group report: ‘Sudan: Major Reform or More War’. Congo rebels, following ultimatum, begin retreat from seized land.  Congo accuses Rwanda of shielding …

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Follow-up on the organisational requirement: ICRC statements and conflict qualification

In response to my post earlier today on the organisational requirement applied to the Free Syrian Army, Barrie Sander asked two very relevant questions: (1) Did the ICRC ever release a formal press statement concerning the characterisation of the Syrian conflict as a non-international armed conflict? I’ve been trying to locate one, without much success. …

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