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

ACLED has released a new update of the recent unrest in Burundi. This tenth update covering the events from 26 April to 22 August 2015 can be found here. These real-time data draw primarily on crowd-sourced information available from 2015Burundi as well as from ACLED’s weekly real-time conflict data release. Violence in Burundi appears to…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr – 15 Aug 2015)

ACLED has released a new update of the recent unrest in Burundi. This ninth update covering the events from 26 April to 15 August 2015 can be found here. These real-time data draw primarily on crowd-sourced information available from 2015Burundi as well as from ACLED’s weekly real-time conflict data release. Insecurity still continues in Burundi,…

Updated Conflict Data Surrounding Early Darfur Crisis

ACLED periodically reviews its coding of past major events and each country. These data occasionally correct some aspect of the previously coded events, or constitute newly coded events. We recently considered Sudan, and have added a number of events to the account of the early Darfur crisis (see Figure 1). The final account of the…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr – 8 Aug 2015)

A new data update of the recent unrest in Burundi has been released by ACLED. This eighth update covering the events from 26 April to 8 August can be found here. Real-time data mainly draw on crowd-sourced information available from 2015Burundi as well as from ACLED’s weekly real-time conflict data release. Last week, Bujumbura experienced…

Tunisia — August 2015 Update

In the immediate aftermath of the Islamist attack on Marhaba hotel in Sousse, Tunisia’s government adopted urgency measures aimed at safeguarding tourist sites and preventing other attacks on Tunisian soil. Under the state of emergency declared by President Essebsi on July 4, thousands of army troops have been deployed nationwide for reasons of internal security,…

South Africa — August 2015 Update

Riots and protests increased this month in South Africa with Gauteng, Western Cape and Eastern Cape having the highest incidence of demonstrations (see Figure 1). In spite of this general increase, service delivery protests remained low and accounted for only 10% of all demonstrations. This represents a decrease from June (15.6%) and May (15%). Instead…

Libya — August 2015 Update

Conflict events in Libya were subject to a slight rise in July, although they steadily fell in the previous two months. Reported fatalities remained relatively constant with just over 250 deaths reported since May 2015. With overlapping conflicts occurring in distinct areas across Libya, this trend reflects stalemates on several battlefronts, including fighting in Benghazi…

Algeria — August 2015 Update

Despite its relative stability in a precarious regional context, a recurrence of violence in July has raised concerns over Algeria’s unresolved problems. A critical socio-economic situation is putting Algeria’s peripheral regions – where conflict activity has remained high since the beginning of 2015 (see Figure 1) – under constant pressure, exacerbating popular grievances and igniting…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr – 1 Aug 2015)

ACLED has released new real-time local conflict data on the recent unrest in Burundi. This seventh update covering the events from 26 April to 1 August 2015 can be found here. These data mainly draw on crowd-sourced information available from 2015Burundi as well as the conflict data included in ACLED’s weekly real-time conflict data release.…

Update — Burundi Local Data on Recent Unrest (26 Apr – 25 Jul 2015)

ACLED continues its release of real-time local conflict data surrounding the recent unrest in Burundi. The sixth update of the data covering events from 26 April to 25 July 2015 can be found here. It includes conflict events that occurred during the past week when the presidential election was held. As with prior local-level updates,…