DR-Congo — June 2016 Update

Over the past few months, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR-Congo) has witnessed the consolidation of several trends going back as far as early 2015. These include offensives against armed groups in the East, frustration by civilians at the military’s inability to provide security to recaptured territories, and growing tensions related to the expectation that…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr 2015 – 22 May 2016)

A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April 2015 to 22 May 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 – 15 May 2016)

A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April 2015 to 15 May 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…

ONE YEAR SPECIAL REPORT — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr 2015 – 25 April 2016)

The Burundi Crisis Local-Level Dataset covers conflict and protest data from 26 April 2015 through 25 April 2016, and is available for download here. A One-Year Special Report reviewing conflict patterns and dynamics, and the current state of the Burundi Crisis now that it officially enters its second year, is available here. We altered our primary source…

Nigeria — May 2016 Update

Since the beginning of 2016, Nigeria has been subject to two notable trends in political violence. First, the Nigerian military has had significant success in its battles with Boko Haram, particularly in terms of the amount of territory recovered. Second, armed Fulani herders have engaged in a number of high fatality attacks against civilians and…

Ethiopia — May 2016 Update

Since the beginning of March 2016, protests in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia have sharply declined. From November 2015 – February 2016, an average of 23 protests were recorded per week as protesters mobilised against the planned expansion of the Addis Ababa administrative region which threatened to displace Oromo farmers. On 12 January the Oromo…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr 2015 – 24 April 2016)

  A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April 2015 to 24 April 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…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr 2015 – 10 April 2016)

  A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April 2015 to 10 April 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…

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

  A new update of the recent unrest in Burundi, covering events from 26 April 2015 to 3 April 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…