ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik, Middle East Research Manager Tom Hart, and Communications Officer Sam Jones examine the surge in protest activity that preceded Bahrain’s 2018 parliamentary elections.
Democracy Strikes Back: The Failed Maoist Campaign on Democratic Elections in India’s Chhattisgarh State
ACLED Asia Research Manager Daniela Pollmann reviews recent efforts by India’s Naxalite-Maoist insurgency to attack government forces and disrupt elections in Chhattisgarh.
In this infographic, ACLED Assistant Syria Research Manager Stephanie Anderson analyzes the consequences of political violence for the civilian population of Aleppo, Syria.
Since the 2016 elections, in which the Patriotic Front’s Edgar Lungu was elected President, Zambia’s political atmosphere has been marked by contestation and closing democratic space. Since taking office, President Lungu has demonstrated increasingly authoritarian behaviors, including the prosecution of the political opposition and proposing constitutional amendments that would allow him to extend his tenure…