Weekly News Wrap: Monday, March 7, 2016

by Jessica Dorsey

Here’s your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world:

Africa

  • Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has travelled to Indonesia, defying an international warrant for his arrest, to attend an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit.
  • South Africa’s human rights record will be reviewed for the first time by the UN Human Rights Committee.
  • Africa Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) backed by Somali National Army troops on Sunday arrested a senior Al-Shabaab commander during a security operation in an area close to Qoryolay town in lower Shabelle of southern Somalia.

Middle East and Northern Africa

Asia

Europe

Americas

Oceania

UN/World

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