The Anatomy of Violence in Bangladesh

Over 6500 political violence, protests, and other non-violent events for the years 2010 to 2012 have been added to ACLED’s Bangladesh dataset. The coverage period of ACLED’s Bangladesh dataset now spans from 2010 to present, and the dataset as a whole now contains around 13800 events. With the addition of the new data, we can…

Continued Clashes between the Government and Anglophone Separatists in Cameroon Put Civilians at Risk

On October 7th, Cameroon held a presidential election that resulted in the re-election  of President Paul Biya. Biya is now Africa’s oldest and longest-serving non-royal head of state (Washington Post, 22 November 2017). In the weeks leading up to the election, there was an uptick in violence associated with the Anglophone separatist movement in the…