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Naxal-Maoist Insurgency Trends in India During the Coronavirus Pandemic

11 March 2021

As countries continue to contend with the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become clear that its impact extends far beyond public health and safety, with the ability to shape political behavior and conflict. The interplay between disease and disorder is perhaps most visible in India, which has been one of the nations worst affected by the…

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Interactive: 10 Conflicts to Worry About in 2021

19 February 2021

Explore an interactive visualization of ACLED’s special report on 10 conflicts to worry about in 2021. © 2021 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.

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Ten Conflicts to Worry About in 2021

2 February 2021

Our annual special report reviews the past year of data for 10 key conflicts with a look toward trends to watch in the coming months. Access ACLED data directly through the export tool, and find more information about ACLED methodology in our Resource Library. To explore an interactive visualization of this special report, click here.…

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Regional Overview: South Asia
15-21 November 2020

25 November 2020

Last week in South Asia, militant activity against security forces increased in the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) region of India. Cross-border violence between Pakistan and India decreased, but remained at a high level. Naxal-Maoist rebels launched attacks on civilians in Jharkhand state in India. Lastly, hostilities between the Bru tribe and residents of Tripura state…

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Regional Overview: South Asia
1-7 November 2020

11 November 2020

Last week in South Asia, continuing anti-militant operations resulted in the killing of three separatist and Islamist militants in the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) region of India. Cross-border violence between India and Pakistan has also remained at high intensity. Separatist militancy is on the rise in the Balochistan province of Pakistan, while Taliban fighters reportedly…

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Regional Overview: South Asia
25-31 October 2020

4 November 2020

Key trends in South Asia last week include remote violence targeting civilians in Pakistan by unidentified militants, and a significant increase in cross-border violence between India and Pakistan. The Indian government passed amendments to allow Indian citizens the purchase of land in the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) region, which led to demonstrations to protect the…

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Regional Overview: South Asia
18-24 October 2020

28 October 2020

Key trends in South Asia last week include a decrease in cross-border violence between India and Pakistan. There was also a decline in separatist group attacks in Balochistan province in Pakistan. In India, security operations against domestic militancy continued, resulting in the deaths of at least five Islamist militants. Maoist rebels increased their activity in…

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COVID-19 and Political Unrest in Northeast India

26 October 2020

Despite a nationwide lockdown imposed on 24 March to curb the spread of the coronavirus, India has continued to record a steady increase in COVID-19 cases. On 16 September, India reached a record five million coronavirus cases, becoming the second country in the world — after the United States — to report such figures (Times…

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Regional Overview: South Asia
11-17 October 2020

21 October 2020

Key trends in South Asia last week include increased militant activity in the border areas of Pakistan and separatist group attacks in Balochistan. In India, security operations against domestic militants resulted in the killing of at least four militants. Lastly, demonstrations against sexual violence continued in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal, leading to a new law…

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