Tigray People’s Liberation Front

News Roundup 27 September – 3 October

The northern countryside of Homs in Syria is facing a similar fate as Daraa Iraq: ‘Moral obligation’ to ensure justice for Yazidi and other survivors of ISIL crimes EXCLUSIVE Some 1,900 Colombian guerrillas operating from Venezuela, says Colombia military chief Top UN envoy ‘encouraged’ by recent engagement of Israeli and Palestinian officials Summary killings, human-rights …

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News Roundup 2 August – 8 August

Civilians in southern Syria ‘under siege’ – UN human rights chief Libya: Government of National Unity must not legitimize militias and armed groups responsible for harrowing abuses Ethiopia conflict set to escalate after Tigray rebels refuse to withdraw ‘With our hearts beating fast’: Back to school on the Nagorno-Karabakh front line Central African Republic: UN …

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Instant Non-international Armed Conflict? Classifying the situation in Northern Ethiopia under IHL

Introduction The seemingly sudden outburst of significant violence in Northern Ethiopia has raised international concern, as well as critical legal paradigmatic issues. Accordingly, in this post, we evaluate this current situation in Ethiopia in light of international humanitarian law (IHL) requirements for the classification of armed conflicts. The post argues that the carefully planned, coordinated, …

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News Roundup 30 November – 6 December

Afghan gov’t, Taliban announce breakthrough deal in peace talks Yemen: Unchecked violations ‘may amount to war crimes’, Security Council hears U.N. warns child labor, trafficking on the rise in troubled Mali Ethiopia war may turn into guerrilla insurgency, experts say Ethiopia’s Tigray Group, Once Powerful, Now Battles Government Forces in Bid for Survival Ethiopia: PM …

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