Regional Overview: South Asia
22-28 March 2020

Key trends in South Asia last week include: an overall decrease in violence and demonstrations following security measures banning public gatherings (including demonstrations) to prevent the spread of coronavirus; and continuing demonstrations and violence over the spread of coronavirus across South Asia. Reported events across South Asia decreased last week as Sri Lanka, Nepal, India,…

CDT Spotlight:
Chile

ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik tracks the decline in demonstration activity across Chile as the coronavirus spreads. This infographic is part of our special CDT Spotlight series. © 2020 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.

CDT Spotlight:
Philippines

ACLED Research Analyst Adam Miller assesses the impact of the unilateral ceasefires declared by state forces and the New People’s Army in the Philippines. This infographic is part of our special CDT Spotlight series. © 2020 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.

CDT Spotlight:
Yemen

ACLED Research Analyst Andrea Carboni examines conflict patterns in Yemen amid UN calls for a ceasefire to address the coronavirus pandemic. This infographic is part of our special CDT Spotlight series. © 2020 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.

CDT Spotlight:
Media Targeting

Many states are likely to use the pandemic as a pretext to impose new restrictions on civil liberties and increase repression — including attacks on the media. ACLED Research Director Dr. Roudabeh Kishi maps attacks on journalists covering the coronavirus crisis around the world. This infographic is part of our special CDT Spotlight series. ©…