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Engaging Armed Non-State Actors on the Protection of Health Care: Some Promising Steps

Attacks against health care in armed conflicts represent one of the greatest humanitarian challenges of our days. In a number of ongoing situations, medical workers are kidnapped, injured or killed, medical facilities and transports are bombed, shelled or looted, wounded fighters and patients are often under attacked and fighting takes place within or near health …

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News Roundup – 18 April 2013

Central African Republic rebels refuge at swank hotel Human Rights Watch: Libya, Ensure Abdallah Sanussi Access to Lawyer Rebel ‘occupation’ of southern Darfur ends Militants in Egyptian Sinai Fire Rockets Into Israel but Do No Damage Syrian army, rebels clash around air base near Lebanon border NY Times ‘Watching Syria’s War’: 10 Members of One …

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News Roundup – 5 March 2013

France sceptical over reported Mali rebel-leader death The returning refugees challenge in Mali Ban Ki-Moon calls on Security Council to authorize intervention brigade for DR Congo ICRC: Mali displaced people hesitate to return homeSyrian rebel fighters storm academy, kill 115 policemen Low on ammo, rebels slow their drive in northern Syria Profile of a Syrian …

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News Roundup – 9 August 2012

Syrian rebels lose key district of Aleppo. Egypt sends reinforcements to Sinai as offensive builds. Pakistani Taliban threaten to kill Imran Khan. Mali Islamists cut off suspected thief’s hands. Ban Ki Moon urges Security Council to consider taking more action in relation to Mali.