Regional Overview: East Asia
5-11 July 2020

In East Asia, key developments last week include: a decrease in protest and political violence activity in China, including in Hong Kong, following the passing of the security law the week before; continued coronavirus-related demonstrations in Japan, South Korea, and Hong Kong; as well as anti-online sexual exploitation protests in South Korea, anti-US sentiments in…

CDT Spotlight: Protests in Serbia

Protests have surged in Serbia amid allegations of unfair elections and criticism of the government’s pandemic response. ACLED Research Analyst Adam Miller tracks the latest trends in demonstration activity around the country.This infographic is part of our special CDT Spotlight series. © 2020 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.

Regional Overview: Middle East
5-11 July 2020

 Last week in the Middle East, the number of battles increased in Yemen and Syria, while demonstration events increased in Iraq. Violence against civilians also increased in Yemen.  In Yemen, the amount of clashes increased relative to past weeks as anti-Houthi and Houthi forces conducted offensives in Al Hodeidah, Marib, Ad Dali, and Taizz governorates.…