World at a Glance
Week of 13 May 23

Data cover the period of 13 May 23 - 19 May 23. For more information about how ACLED collects data and categorizes events, see the ACLED Codebook.

Political Violence Events: 2,143

-14% from previous week

Demonstration Events: 2,355

-8% from previous week

Event Types:

Battles: 487 Events

Explosions/Remote Violence: 990 Events

Violence Against Civilians: 478 Events

Mob Violence: 188 Events

Protests: 2,268 Events

Violent Demonstrations: 87 Events

The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) collects real-time data on the locations, dates, actors, fatalities, and types of all reported political violence and protest events around the world.


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Local Observatories

Ethiopia Peace Observatory

Ethiopia Peace Observatory

The Ethiopia Peace Observatory (EPO) is a special project launched by ACLED to enhance local data collection across Ethiopia. The EPO aims to provide a dedicated platform for governments, media, civil society, and the public to access reliable information and analysis about political violence and unrest across the country.

Cabo Ligado

Cabo Ligado

Cabo Ligado (‘connected cape’) is a conflict observatory established by ACLED in partnership with Zitamar News and MediaFax to monitor political violence in Mozambique. The project supports real-time data collection on the insurgency in the country’s northern Cabo Delgado province and provides cutting-edge analysis of the latest conflict trends.