Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr 2015 – 15 May 2016)

A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April 2015 to 15 May 2016 has been released by ACLED. This update can be found here. ACLED has covered the Burundi crisis with regular data updates and blog posts since June 2015, relying on a combination of news sources and local crowd-sourced information from the 2015Burundi Project, a network of grassroots organizations and trained citizen journalists aiding in conflict monitoring, and ACLED’s weekly real-time conflict data release covering Burundi A One-Year Special Report reviewing conflict patterns and dynamics, and the current state of the Burundi Crisis as it officially enters its second year, was recently published, and is available here.   Trends for the weeks of May 8: In the week of May 8, both the number of conflict events as well as reported fatalities remained relatively constant.…