News Roundup – 17 June 2014

Pillay welcomes appointment of new human rights chief.  Taliban commander in Bergdahl swap should be prosecuted for war crimes.  Interesting podcast with Victoria Fontan on ISIS in Iraq.  Iraq widens internet blocks to disable insurgent communication.  Pillay condemns series of “cold-blooded executions” in Iraq.  United Nations World Food Programme: Our Mandate is Held Hostage by …

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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 …

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