MEND

News Roundup – 16 April 2013

The ICRC shares share 150 years of its humanitarian history by putting part of its archives online. More than 500 documents (photos, audio records, and excerpts of films, papers and books) are available in the Archive Room, and may be downloaded for free. Assad’s forces break rebel blockade in Northern Syria. Nigerian Christian group threatens retaliation over Islamist …

News Roundup – 16 April 2013 Read More »

News Roundup – 10 April 2013

Colombia peace marches draw thousands. Iraqi Al-Qaida and Syrian group ‘merge’. Syria crisis: Al-Nusra pledges allegiance to Al-Qaida. Peace envoys from Taliban at loose end in Qatar. Tajine: Le chameau de Hollande est mort! Vive le chameau de Hollande!  (no, it’s not April fool’s day, this is a real story!) We didn’t kill UN peacekeepers in Jonglei, says rebel …

News Roundup – 10 April 2013 Read More »

News Roundup – 22 January 2013

FARC launch several attacks after ceasefire ends. Interesting post over at EJIL: Talk! on Would it be lawful for European (or other) States to Provide Arms to the Syrian Opposition? Torture on the rise in Afghan jails, says UN report.    Anti-torture efforts in Afghanistan jails failed, says UN report. Calm returns to Eritrea after government siege ends. …

News Roundup – 22 January 2013 Read More »

News Roundup

Another civilian killed by ‘armed group’ in Papua. British police arrest 2 suspected members of basque armed group ETA, on the run from Spain. Al Qaida inspired group claim dozens of attacks across Syria. Nigerian rebels swap weapons for welding. France’s Hollande urges more Syria sanctions, rebel support. UN threatens sanctions for Mali rebels, but …

News Roundup Read More »