CDT Spotlight: Hong Kong

While demonstration activity has resumed in Hong Kong amid loosening coronavirus-related restrictions, China’s new security law raises concerns for the future of the city’s protest movement. ACLED Research Analyst Adam Miller examines the latest trends.This infographic is part of our special CDT Spotlight series. © 2020 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.

Regional Overview: East Asia
21-27 June 2020

Last week in East Asia, protests continued to be active throughout the region around the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic in Japan and South Korea; solidarity with the American Black Lives Matter movement in Japan; around allegations of election-rigging in South Korea; and continued tensions in Hong Kong. Additionally, border tensions between China and India…

Regional Overview: South America
21-27 June 2020

Last week in South America, key developments include: demonstrations over coronavirus-related issues across the region; fighting between Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) dissident groups in Colombia; intensified indigenous militia activities in Chile; as well as increased armed clashes between criminal groups in Brazil. The number of pandemic-related demonstration events decreased in the region. In…