The Support & Reinforcement Brigades

Little-Known Military Brigades and Armed Groups in Yemen: A Series This series maps the activity of little-known military brigades and armed groups proliferating throughout the conflict in Yemen. Mapping these actors has become relevant for understanding future trajectories of violence in Yemen as some of them have developed significant combat capabilities with shifting allegiances. While…

Understanding Indigenous Conflict in Chile: January 2019-August 2020

Tensions between indigenous communities and the Chilean government have simmered for decades over questions of land reform and discrimination, intermittently erupting in unrest and violence. The wave of nationwide demonstrations that began in October 2019 changed the political landscape and generated new opportunities for indigenous movements to push their demands forward. Despite an initial decrease…

Cabo Ligado Weekly: 7-13 September 2020

Download Report By the Numbers: Cabo Delgado, October 2017-September 2020 Total number of organized violence events: 563 Total number of reported fatalities from organized violence: 1,906 Total number of reported fatalities from civilian targeting: 1,021 All ACLED data are available for download via the data export tool, and a…

Rising Organized Political Violence in Balochistan: A Resurgence of Baloch Separatism?

Balochistan, home to a majority ethnic Baloch population, is the largest and least populous province of Pakistan. Rich in natural mineral resources and gas reserves, Balochistan is also the country’s least urbanized and most impoverished province. Despite an abundance of natural resources, and major investment through the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), both the province…

Demonstrations & Political Violence in America: New Data for Summer 2020

The US Crisis Monitor is now updated with supplemental data extending coverage back to the week of George Floyd’s killing in May. For a summary of key findings, read the announcement here. Definitions and methodology decisions are explained in the US Crisis Monitor FAQs and the US methodology brief. For more information, please check the full ACLED…

Cabo Ligado Weekly: 24-30 August 2020

Download Report By the Numbers: Cabo Delgado, October 2017-August 2020 Total number of organized violence events: 493 Total number of reported fatalities from organized violence: 1,495 Total number of reported fatalities from civilian targeting: 962 Please note: ACLED’s real-time data updates are currently paused through 1 August 2020. Data for 2…