Regional Overview: South America
27 February-5 March 2021

Last week in South America, demonstrations decreased by 10% compared to the previous week. Nevertheless, demonstrations related to the coronavirus pandemic were reported in several countries, including in Argentina, Paraguay, and Venezuela. In Argentina, citizens took to the streets against the vaccination of authorities close to the government, while citizens protested in Paraguay against the…

Regional Overview: Europe
27 February-5 March 2021

Last week, in Belarus, demonstrations against President Alexander Lukashenko continued against a backdrop of mass arrests and the sentencing of activists. In Russia, people condemned the government’s inadequate investigation of and potential ties to the 2015 assassination of opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. In Greece, demonstrations, and some acts of arson, in support of the imprisoned…

Regional Overview: Africa
27 February-5 March 2021

Last week in Africa, violent demonstrations erupted in Senegal following the arrest of a prominent opposition leader; Rwandan and Burundian military forces clashed along their shared border; and Al Shabaab instigated a mass prison breakout in Puntland. In Senegal, violent demonstrations erupted following the arrest of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko on rape charges. Multiple fatalities…

Aden Security

Little-Known Military Brigades and Armed Groups in Yemen: A Series This series maps the activity of little-known military brigades and armed groups proliferating throughout the conflict in Yemen. Mapping these actors has become relevant for understanding future trajectories of violence in Yemen as some of them have developed significant combat capabilities with shifting allegiances. While…