Regional Overview: United States
13 December 2020-8 January 2021

While demonstrations in the United States continued on a downward trend through the end of 2020, they began to resurge in the first week of 2021. With President Donald Trump’s continued refusal to accept the election results (The Hill, 6 January 2021), ‘Stop the Steal’ rallies continued across the country, culminating in significant unrest in…

ACLED Resources: Europe

ACLED has expanded coverage to all of Europe, adding more than 28,000 political violence and demonstration events to the dataset. Access the latest data through our Data Export Tool and Curated Data Files, updated weekly.  Find new analysis and methodology resources below, as well as an interactive dashboard displaying all Europe data for January 2020-January 2021.…

Regional Overview: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
13 December 2020-8 January 2021

Over the past four weeks in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, political violence and demonstrations decreased. However, attacks against politicians and former government representatives continued in Mexico with the killing of two candidates running for mayor, a former governor, and a former mayor. Meanwhile, in Nicaragua and Honduras, members of the opposition and environmental…