In this infographic, ACLED Research Analyst Hilary Matfess unpacks political violence trends in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Nigeria ahead of the their upcoming elections.
21 December 2018: Despite a decrease in total fatalities this year, the majority of countries experienced more conflict, expanding the scope of political violence across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED)’s 2018 data show that both the number of new locations experiencing violence and the number…
Syria Research Manager Muaz A. and Syria Assistant Research Manager Stephanie Anderson explore how the immediate goals pursued by various Islamist armed actors in Syria impact their forms of collaboration with Hayat Tahrir al Sham.
In this infographic, ACLED Asia Research Manager Daniela Pollmann and Asia Researcher Timothy Lay review conflict patterns around recent elections and other political developments in India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.