News Roundup – 6 May 2013

UN High Commissioner of Human Rights seeking nominations for 2013 human rights prize.  A homemade style of terror: jihadists push new tactics.  Syria crisis: UN’s Del Ponte says evidence rebels ‘used sarin’.  M23 rebels in DRC prepare for battle with new UN force.  Two Malian soldiers killed in suicide attack near Gao.  Kenyan Mau Mau …

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News Roundup – 26 April 2013

Syrian prisoners talk as jailers look on. Syria claims disruption of a rebel supply line. Calls for Côte d’Ivoire government to tackle unrest in west. UN approves peaceforce for Mali (for official UN press release see here). Tanzania will not back down from DRC intervention. Lawfare: $5 million reward for Joseph Kony’s transfer to the ICC. PKK …

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News Roundup – 25 April 2013

Yemeni man brings the horror of drone strikes home to US Senate. Syrian army seizes rebel town near Damascus. Syria campaigns to persuade U.S. to change sides. Taliban denies poison gas attack, as schoolgirls are treated in hospital. Democratic Republic of Congo: the Last Stand – video. UN expected to vote today on Mali peacekeeping …

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