SPECIAL REPORT: South Sudan — July 2016 Update

A Country Report reviewing conflict patterns and dynamics, and the current state of the South Sudanese Civil War, is available here. Despite both the SPLA and the SPLA-IO signing a peace agreement in August 2015, conflict has continued across South Sudan (see Figure 1). To date, almost 17,000 people have been killed in the five years since…

Central African Republic — July 2016 Update

Reported fatalities in the Central African Republic (CAR) have continued to fall since May 2014 to levels not seen since before the outbreak of widespread violence between Seleka and Anti-Balaka groups in late 2013-early 2014. By December 2015 the number of events recorded had fallen to a third and the number of fatalities to a…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr 2015 – 17 July 2016)

A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April 2015 to 17 July 2016 has been released by ACLED. This update can be found here. ACLED has covered the Burundi crisis with regular data updates and blog posts since June 2015, relying on a combination of news sources and local crowd-sourced…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr 2015 – 3 July 2016)

A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April 2015 to 3 July 2016 has been released by ACLED. This update can be found here. ACLED has covered the Burundi crisis with regular data updates and blog posts since June 2015, relying on a combination of news sources and local…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr 2015 – 19 June 2016)

A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April 2015 to 19 June 2016 has been released by ACLED. This update can be found here. ACLED has covered the Burundi crisis with regular data updates and blog posts since June 2015, relying on a combination of news sources and local…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr 2015 – 5 June 2016)

A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April 2015 to 5 June 2016 has been released by ACLED. This update can be found here. ACLED has covered the Burundi crisis with regular data updates and blog posts since June 2015, relying on a combination of news sources and local…

Tunisia — June 2016 Update

In 2016, Tunisia is experiencing increasing conflict activity in the southeast of the country. Figure 1 shows the distribution of political violence incidents across the Tunisian territory over the past twelve months, revealing how armed conflict has spread to the regions near the Libyan border. Whilst most conflict events are located around the western town…