News Roundup – 17-18 February 2015

Mapping Colombia’s illegal armed groups Boko Haram insurgents attack Cameroon army base, several wounded Libya’s descent into violence Fear and silence in Libya as divisions deepen Heavy shelling hits Ukraine town where rebels reject ceasefire Human Rights Watch: Why the Fight Against ISIS is Failing Syrian insurgent group says it will not meet ‘biased’ U.N. …

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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 – 14 October 2013

Colombia Farc rebels launch website of the female rebel ‘Mali takes baby steps toward protecting former child soldiers’ MNLA challenges government agenda for northern Mali Congo rebels fire on United Nations helicopter and Rebel attack on peacekeeping helicopter in DRC ‘unacceptable,’ says UN envoy ‘Illegal exploitation of gold No. 1 financial source for rebels DRC’ …

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News Roundup – 29 July 2013

Colombian peace talks resume in Cuba as conflict rages Amnesty International: Côte d’Ivoire: Well holes suspected to be mass graves must be excavated Amnesty International: Syria: Stop extrajudicial executions of civilians for military gains IRIN News: Rights abuses on both sides in DRC conflict MONUSCO press release: MONUSCO denounces serious abuses by M23, calls for …

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News Roundup – 24 July 2013

Syrian opposition gets UN meeting, rebel chief won’t attend. US warns Rwanda over support for DRC rebels. South Sudan says it will “embarass” Sudan over support to rebel groups. South Sudan: food fears for thousands in Jonglei as violence intensifies. Muslim rebel group seeks unity with ex-secessionist leaders.