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News Roundup – 17 November 2014

Colombian peacetalks on hold after general is snatched.  OHCHR: Rule of Terror: Living under ISIS in Syria.  ICRC’s president seeks broader humanitarian role for the organisation in Syria.  Islamic State boasts influx of new recruits in new beheadings video.  UK to seize returning fighters passports.  Mali: complaint filed on behalf of 80 victims of rape …

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News Roundup – 9 April 2014

Part 2 in the new series of blogposts on the Intercross blog examining the Authorization for the Use of Military Force: The AUMF and IHL at the inflection point. Professor Bobby Chesney, shares his views on the relationship between the AUMF and IHL, and what legal constraints would govern US military operations if the AUMF were repealed. Amnesty …

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News Roundup – 3 March 2014

Afghan warlord in election turnaround. Rebel infighting kills thousands of Syrians. Al-Qaida rebels in Syria tell Christians pay up or die. Syria jihadist group ISIS ‘retreating after warning’. Pakistani Taliban announce month long truce. UN helicopters strike Ugandan rebel group in DRC. The mass graves of Bor, South Sudan. Let the UN unmask the war …

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News Roundup – 20th February 2013

Leading FARC commander surrenders.  New York Times Op-Doc: Drones from America! Insurgent violence against women and girls in Afghanistan jumps to 20%, says UN.  Missile strike wounds rebel commander near Damascus.  Typhoid breaks out in rebel-held eastern Syria: WHO. Photos show Sri Lankan forces killed rebel chief’s son.  Crew abducted from oil ship off the …

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News Roundup – 15 November 2012

Syria orders more airstrikes and calls France’s recognition of the rebels ‘immoral’. Syrian rebels take villages near Israel held area. Pakistan to release Taliban prisoners. Gaza rocket kills Israelis. Congo rebel group kill 264 people since April, says UN. Report of the Secretary General’s Internal Review Panel on United Nations Action in Sri Lanka, November …

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News Roundup – 9 November 2012

Sudan rebels claim to have downed warplane ICRC president: Humanitarian aid not getting through in Syria Syrian rebels take Turkish border town, Kurds alarmed ‘Missteps by Rebels Erode Their Support Among Syrians’ UN OCHA: Sri Lanka’s long road to reconciliation Bombings Kill at Least 20 in Afghanistan as Attacks Escalate Taliban Bomber Attacks Pakistan Paramilitary …

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