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Geneva Call Report: Administration of Justice by Armed Non-State Actors

Last week, Geneva Call launched a fascinating new report on the Administration of Justice by Armed-Non State Actors (ANSAs). The report is drafted by Ezequiel Heffes, the thematic legal adviser at Geneva Call who coordinated the Garance Talks 2017 out of which it emerged. The Garance Talks is a relatively new initiative by Geneva Call …

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News Roundup – 23-30 January 2017

The news roundup is back by popular demand, this time in a weekly bundle…… ISIL deliberately targeting civilians in eastern Mosul.  UN aid officials urge Security Council to push for greater humanitarian access in Syria.  Syrian troops take control of water supply from rebels Syria: rebels unite after attack by Idlib jihadists.  Ex-M23 rebels crossing from …

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News Roundup – 19 January 2015

UN peacekeeper killed in Mali base attack UN condemns Boko Haram attacks, urges African nations to act CAR rebels want $5M bounty for arrest of Lord’s Resistance Army commander Surrendered LRA officer says he didn’t want to die in bush U.N. peacekeepers arrest Central African Republic militia leader UN mission chief voices ‘full solidarity’ as …

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News Roundup – 20 May 2013

Syria rebel ‘heart-eater’ says he’s ready to stand trial, if Assad does.  Hezbollah plays its hand in battle for Syria.  Armed groups bomb Libyan military posts in Benghazi.  Armed Tuareg and Arab groups clash in Northern Mali.  Paul Kagame: I asked US to kill DRC rebel leader with drone.  The UN Intervention Brigade: A Force …

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News Roundup – 12 December 2012

Interview with Kathleen Lawand outgoing head of the ICRC unit that counsels on the law applying in the armed conflicts and other situations of violence: “Internal conflicts and other situations of violence – what is the difference for victims?” U.S. declares Syrian rebel group as terrorists. U.S. to formally recognise Syrian opposition. France says delay …

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News Roundup – 1 November 2012

Syrian rebels arm Palestinians against Assad. Palestinians campaign for UN recognition. Cycling in Yemen; an uphill struggle against ignorance and insurgency. South Sudan rebel group threatens to reignite ethnic war. US tells Sudanese rebel group to stop recruiting refugees. Nigeria army ‘abuses’ in Boko Haram crackdown – Amnesty. See here for full report.

News Roundup – 21 August 2012

Growing violence could leave Syria ungovernable. Life with Syria’s rebels in a cold and cunning war. FARC rebels blow up oil pipeline in Narino. Eritrea seeks to broker talks between Sudan and SPLM-N rebels. UNICEF warns of armed groups in Mali recruiting child soldiers. US seizes 150 million dollars in Hezbollah launder probe. BCC Panorama on …

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Syrian rebels call Cairo summit a conspiracy. More evidence of Rwanda’s rebel support. Fresh clashes between Sudanese army and rebels in Blue Nile.