ACLED Middle East Assistant Research Manager Lauren Blaxter analyzes the Israeli military’s use of force against non-military targets in Gaza following the report of the UN Commission of Inquiry on the 2018 protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, which found that Israeli forces may have committed war crimes and/or crimes against humanity (UN CoI OPT, February 2019).…
ACLED is pleased to announce the incorporation of data collected by our partner Deep South Watch (DSW) and Center for Conflict Studies and Cultural Diversity (CSCD), Prince of Songkla University at Pattani, Thailand.…
In this infographic, ACLED Research Analyst Hilary Matfess surveys the recent spike in land demonstrations across the Ethiopian state of Oromia, situating it within a long history of land rights protests.…
ACLED has debuted new event types to make analysis for users easier and more informative, and has also added a new sub-event type variable, which disaggregates event types further to allow for more nuanced analysis. …
Throughout the Middle East region last week, overall instances of battles continued to decrease, while remote violence events, such as airstrikes and IED attacks, increased as part of a general upward trend since the beginning of 2019.…
Across Asia last week, organized violence remained static while demonstration events decreased. In South Asia, militants continued to launch attacks on security forces in Pakistan while several incidents of militant violence were reported across India.…
Key trends in Africa in the week of March 3rd include the sustained violence in Burundi, the communal and election-related tensions in Nigeria, the rising attacks by Mayi Mayi militias in the DRC and the threats to the peace process in CAR.…
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