Last week, demonstration activity in Europe remained low. Demonstrations taking place in Belarus were against the regime of Alexander Lukashenko. Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny was arrested upon his return to Russia after surviving an assassination attempt by the Russian government.…
This is the final part in a series of three analysis features covering unrest in Sudan, situating current upheaval in the context of the Horn of Africa, and extending the scope of analysis to encompass conflict in Ethiopia and the region.
Despite an overall decrease in violence against civilians last week, gang activities continued to claim lives in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. In Mexico, gang disputes intensified in the state of Michoacan and Guanajuato, resulting in a number of fatalities.…
Following the storming of the United States Capitol building by Trump supporters on 6 January 2021, demonstrations remained at an elevated level last week compared to the average throughout December 2020.…
Last week in the Middle East, fighting between pro-Hadi and pro-Houthi forces continued in Marib, Hodeidah, and Ad Dali governorates in Yemen. Meanwhile, the United States (US) announced the designation of the Houthis as a terrorist organization, leading to demonstrations in Houthi controlled areas.…
Last week in East Asia, police in Hong Kong continued to crack down on those linked to the pro-democracy movement. Eleven people were arrested on suspicion of helping 12 Hong Kong fugitives flee to Taiwan last August.…
Last week in South Asia, the cross-border exchange of fire between Pakistan and India was on the rise in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) state. Unidentified militant groups clashed with security forces in Pakistan during security operations and targeted attacks.…
Last week in South America, nationwide protests carried out by labor groups erupted in Venezuela and Bolivia amid the economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In Colombia, armed groups continued to target social leaders and political activists.…
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