Regional Overview: Africa
6-12 September 2020

Last week in Africa, Islamic State-affiliated militants clashed with state forces in Tunisia and Morocco; dozens were killed during intercommunal violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo; and the Malian military junta announced a timeline for a return to civilian rule, amid escalating tension with supporters of the Movement of June 5 – Rally of Patriotic Forces.…

Regional Overview: East Asia
6-12 September 2020

Last week in East Asia, a major riot broke out in Hong Kong after thousands of people demonstrated against the one-year postponement of the planned Legislative Council election. Other key developments in the region include: a decrease in protests in Inner Mongolia province, China opposing the new education policy, which replaces school instruction in Mongolian with Mandarin Chinese, and protests in Mongolia and Japan over the same policy.…