Federica Stagni is a Middle East Researcher with ACLED. She is a Master's student in European and International Studies at the University of Trento. Her research focuses are theories of Political Protest and Social Movements. She is fluent in Italian, English and French and she is based in Brighton, United Kingdom.

The Regional Impact of the US Embassy Move

On May 14, the United States (US) government officially moved its Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to the disputed city of Jerusalem (Haaretz, May 14, 2018). This action triggered demonstrations across Palestine. The largest of these were in the Gaza Strip where weekly demonstrations against the move had been occurring since March 30 (read more…

Demonstrations in Bahrain

In 2017, Bahrain experienced high levels of riots and protests, given the size of the country and its population, largely focused in the northern governorate and in the suburbs of the capital Manama. Demonstrations, which have remained constant throughout 2017, have not stopped in the first three months of 2018, which suggests this trend will…