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News Roundup 22 November – 28 November

Five years after ‘peace’, the Colombian communities living in forced confinement Colombia charged former FARC rebels with destruction of Amazon Five years after Colombia’s peace deal, militias continue to cause havoc Colombia’s peace process is taking ‘deep roots’, but all sides must work together to overcome lingering challenges U.S. set to remove Colombia rebel group …

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News Roundup 1 November – 7 November

As Colombia’s Peace Crumbles, Female Guerrillas Wonder What’s Left for Them Despite War Crimes Tribunal, Guerilla Violence Persists in Colombia Myanmar Junta Aims to Wipe Out Armed Resistance in Three Months Ethiopia: Tigrayan forces claim control of major northern towns US calls on Tigray rebel group to ‘halt its advances’ in key northern cities UN …

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News Roundup 18 October – 24 October

Yemen war reaches ‘shameful milestone’ – 10,000 children now killed or maimed What is behind the recent surge in violence in Kashmir? Mali asks Islamic body to open negotiations with al-Qaeda Tigray forces say air strikes hit Ethiopia’s Mekelle, government denies Why separatists in Cameroon and Nigeria have united ‘Big disappointment’ over lack of Syria …

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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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