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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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News Roundup 4 October – 10 October

Mali accuses France of training ‘terrorists’ in the country Afghanistan: UN chief condemns ‘horrific’ attack at Kunduz mosque Sudan: 16 Factions, Armed Groups Call For National Consensus Charter Ethiopia conflict sees hunger and atrocities spread from Tigray to Amhara Libya: War crimes likely committed since 2016, UN probe finds UN experts decry possible crimes against …

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News Roundup 23 August – 29 August

Chad Rebel Group FACT Says It’s Willing to Join National Dialogue Biden promises further strikes on Afghan militant groups Pioneering report continues to help children survive conflict Increased Syria violence prompts largest civilian displacements in a year, as gridlock stymies political talks No end to Yemen civil war on the horizon, senior UN official briefs …

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News Roundup 26 April – 2 May

DRC declares ‘state of siege’ in violence-hit eastern provinces Chad military council refuses to negotiate with FACT ‘outlaws’ UN experts say South Sudan divisions widen, new war possible More than 27,000 displaced in Colombia violence this year Explainer: Karen rebels step up attacks as Myanmar army struggles to rule Central African Republic: Nearly 370,000 children …

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News Roundup 15 March – 21 March

Armed attacks kill hundreds, displace 40,000 civilians in northeast DR Congo Amid Myanmar’s post-coup crisis, armed rebellion brews UN calls for inquiry after rebels fired missiles into Yemen detention centre Grisly Killing in Syria Spawns Legal Case Against Russian Mercenaries Gambia: Alleged ‘Death Squad’ Member Arrested in Germany ICC letter triggering deferral deadline sent to …

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The UN and the protection of children affected by armed conflict: how States curtail a multi-stakeholder, dialogue-based approach

The situation of children affected by armed conflict (CAAC) has been one of the UN’s priorities when engaging with the parties to the conflict in South Sudan. Since 2012, several action plans were adopted within the UN’s CAAC framework, in order to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children and other violations. In …

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News Roundup – 11 & 12 February 2015

UNICEF: More brutal and intense conflicts leave children increasingly vulnerable to recruitment.  ICC and negotiated peace: reflections from Colombia.  Islamic State magazine claims to interview Hayat Boumeddiene (wife of Coulibaly) Security Council approves resolution targeting sources of funding for ISIL.  Yemen in collapsing before our eyes, UN chief warns.  Just Security: Obama’s forever war starts now.  …

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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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