Weekly reports on the latest conflict developments in Mozambique and Ethiopia are made available by the Cabo Ligado and Ethiopia Peace Observatory projects, respectively.
Last week in Africa, ACLED recorded one of the deadliest attacks in Burkina Faso; gunmen kidnapped Christian civilians in Nigeria; Al Shabaab militants clashed with security forces and a clan militia in Somalia; and M23 took control of several locations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.…
Last week in South Asia and Afghanistan, the Taliban clashed with the Islamic State (IS) and anti-Taliban groups across Afghanistan, while the Taliban, IS, and unknown perpetrators continued to target civilians.…
This external report by ACLED Director of Research & Innovation Dr. Roudabeh Kishi, published by the Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC) Secretariat at the OECD, uses ACLED data to track trends in political violence targeting women in West Africa.
Fighting continued last week in eastern and southern Ukraine. Amid the ongoing battle for Severodonetsk in the Luhansk region, Russian forces reportedly pulled troops from the Zaporizhia region to support the offensive (NV, 9 June 2022).…
Last week, demonstration activity decreased in Canada while remaining steady in the United States. In Canada, demonstration activity was primarily driven by workers calling for better pay and working conditions. Meanwhile, a pickup truck driver rammed demonstrators during an Indigenous-led demonstration over mass graves in British Columbia.…
Last week in South America, supporters of opposition parties took to the streets in Peru, demanding the resignation of President Pedro Castillo over corruption allegations. In Chile, Indigenous militias carried out four arson attacks against forestry companies and farmers in the Araucanía region.…
Last week in Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia, the Russian military invasion of Ukraine continued, fueling demonstrations in solidarity with Ukraine across the region. Attacks against military enlistment offices continued in Russia.…
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