News Roundup – 11-12 August 2014

Human Rights Watch: Egypt’s Rab’a Killings Likely Crimes against Humanity 200 killed by Boko Haram in Nigeria’s Borno, according to MP Russian aid convoy ‘will not be admitted into Ukraine’ ICRC calls for clarity on Russian aid convoy Thousands flee eastern Ukraine due to ‘critical’ situation in Luhansk Talks on Ending Gaza War ‘Difficult’, but …

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News roundup – 7 January 2013

The Armed Groups and International Law blog is back after a two weeks break over Christmas and new year. We hope that you had good holidays and wish you a happy and healthy 2013! If you enjoy reading the analysis on this blog, please consider contributing a guest post over the coming months. US drone attacks ‘counter-productive’ …

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News Roundup – 8 October 2012

Peruvian rebels burn helicopters.  Will Colombia have peace at last?  NATO resumes training of Afghan police recruits.  Qatar urges Syrian rebels not to kill Iranian prisoners.  Kurdish autonomy in Syria troubling for rebels, Turkey In the midst of Turkish strikes on Syria, “Rebels seize Syrian army outpost at Turkey border” Citing U.S. fears, Arab allies …

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News Roundup – 23 August 2012

Photos: Inside Syria with the rebels. Rape as a weapon of war takes centre stage at the ICC. New rebel group in DRC. Lebanon clashes: fragile ceasefire in Tripoli. Afghanistan promises to stem inside attacks on NATO forces. HRW Report on Sectarian Violence and Ensuing Abuses in Burma’s Arakan State: ‘The Government Could Have Stopped This’  Amnesty International …

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Mali asks ICC to investigate war crimes. Violence escalates in Damascus after rebel bombing kills 3 top Assad aides. 22 NATO supply trucks destroyed in Afghanistan. Drone killings prompt US lawsuit.