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 Japan and South Korea, political protests demanding the release of the former Prime Minister in Mongolia, and sit-in protests calling for judicial reform in Taiwan.…

Regional Overview: South America
5-11 July 2020

Last week in South America, key developments include: a slight decline in demonstrations over coronavirus-related issues across the region; continued armed clashes between criminal groups in Brazil; political killings and armed clashes between the military and the National Liberation Army (ELN) in Colombia; demonstrations by logging companies in Chile to demand more security in the Araucania region; and protests in Argentina both for and against the current administration.…