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News Roundup – 9 April 2013

HRW: It’s not just about sexual violence.  Colombian FARC leader Catatumbo joins peacetalks in Havana.  Former rebel leader seeks Suriname presidency.  Syrian opposition group denounces rebel unit for torture.  As Security Council meets on CAR, UN flies in emergency aid.  UN peacekeepers killed in South Sudan ambush.  Ivory Coast: Unrealised promises for impartial justice.  Rebels …

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News Roundup – 4 October 2012

Amnesty International: Colombian authorities failing to prosecute conflict-related sexual violence against women. Lebanon blasts hit Hezbollah stronghold. Taliban in control at Kabul’s doorstep. Inside Pakistan’s drone country. Operation Eagle: the ghosts of Sinai. HRW Report: Abusive System: Failures of Criminal Justice in Gaza Lubunga appeals his ICC jail sentence. African troops comb Kismayo for bombs …

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UN official condemns sexual violence in DR Congo by renegade soldiers.  Syrian army briefly enters east Lebanon, clashes with armed group.  Syrian army defectors say Assad regime crumbling.  Syrian forces attempt fightback after rebel surge.  Border posts fall into hands of Syrian rebels.  Afghanistan insurgency threatens previously peaceful Bamiyan province.