Regional Overview: United States
13-19 November 2021

Demonstrations in the United States significantly increased last week compared to the week prior, reaching their highest numbers since the week of the Women’s March on 2 October 2021. This comes amid a surge in demonstrations related to the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict, the commutation of Julius Jones’ death sentence, campus sexual assaults and harassment, and striking Kaiser Permanente engineers in northern California.…

Regional Overview: Africa
13-19 November 2021

Weekly reports on the latest conflict developments in Mozambique and Ethiopia are made available by the Cabo Ligado and Ethiopia Peace Observatory projects, respectively. Last week in Africa, an attack by Islamist militants in Burkina Faso led to the largest recorded loss among Burkinabe security forces during a single attack; it was reported that Boko Haram militants have taken over several areas in Niger state in Nigeria; two fatal suicide bombings struck the Ugandan capital; and mass anti-coup demonstrations continued in Sudan amid use of excessive force against demonstrators.…

Regional Overview: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
13-19 November 2021

Last week in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, violence increased in Honduras amid an escalation of violence targeting politicians ahead of the general elections on 28 November. In Cuba, police arrested several members of opposition movements, and government supporters staged several ‘acts of repudiation’ against critics of the government, both preventing anti-government demonstrations scheduled for 15 November.…