ACLED is pleased to release our 2018 annual report surveying disorder patterns over the past year – ACLED 2018: The Year in Review. Access the full report by ACLED Research Director Dr. Roudabeh Kishi and Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik here. Veuillez trouver ici la version française du sommaire. .بإمكانك الحصول على الملخص باللغة العربية هنا Executive Summary Disorder…Details
ACLED Research Analyst Hilary Matfess maps the wave of demonstrations across Sudan in late 2018. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.Details
In this infographic, ACLED Researcher Nick Grinstead examines Iraqi involvement in the campaign against the Islamic State (IS) in northeast Syria. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.Details
Instances of political violence have been on an upward trend since 16 December 2018, with both battles and remote violence rising by approximately 25 and 65 percent, respectively. At the same time, demonstrations decreased overall in the latter half of December; however, despite this reduction, unrest against economic and labour conditions spread throughout the region…Details
As 2018 drew to a close, political violence and protests in Africa rose. This overview focuses on a selected number of countries where some of the most important developments occurred at the end of last year and into the current period (between December 16th, 2018, January 5th, 2019). First, the number of organized armed violent…Details
At the start of 2019, there was a slight decline in the overall levels of political violence and protest in South and Southeast Asia from late 2018. Still, the end of 2018 and beginning of 2019 was marked by large-scale political violence during the Bangladesh general elections, a significant increase in battles between the Myanmar…Details
Drawing from a number of publicly available sources, ACLED Malaysia data include 227 events concerning political violence, riots, protests and other strategic developments in 2018. Protests make up the majority of recorded events (see Figure 1). After the historic general elections in 2018, in which the opposition defeated the ruling coalition which had run the…Details
In this infographic, ACLED Research Analyst Hilary Matfess unpacks political violence trends in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Nigeria ahead of the their upcoming elections.
21 December 2018: Despite a decrease in total fatalities this year, the majority of countries experienced more conflict, expanding the scope of political violence across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED)’s 2018 data show that both the number of new locations experiencing violence and the number…Details
Syria Research Manager Muaz A. and Syria Assistant Research Manager Stephanie Anderson explore how the immediate goals pursued by various Islamist armed actors in Syria impact their forms of collaboration with Hayat Tahrir al Sham.