Drug War Data: Improving Coverage of the Philippines

ACLED is pleased to announce the incorporation of data collected by the Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) on the “War on Drugs” in the Philippines. In this infographic, Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik, Asia Research Manager Elliott Bynum, and Asia Researcher Marian Constantino explore the new data and examine how local partnerships improve monitoring of drug-related violence in the Philippines.…

Regional Overview – Asia 12 February 2019

The number of reported organized violence events decreased while demonstrations remained static across the South and Southeast Asian regions last week compared to previous weeks. In South Asia, militants and Afghan/NATO forces continued to clash in Afghanistan, people took to the streets to protest against the death of Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) leader Arman Loni in Pakistan, and anti-government demonstrations were held in India and Nepal.…