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Regional Overviews Archive

Our monthly analysis briefs break down the latest ACLED data on political violence and protest trends around the world, highlighting potential early warning signs for closer monitoring.

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Regional Overview – Middle East 16 October 2018

17 October 2018

Palestinian-Israeli violence continued last week throughout Palestine, with a major increase occurring in the West Bank due to Israeli raids and attacks by settlers on locals, and vice versa. In Iran and Bahrain, demonstrations and civil unrest continued, while in Turkey the investigation into the alleged murder of a journalist in the Saudi consulate carried…

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Regional Overview – Asia 16 October 2018

16 October 2018

The overall levels of political violence remained relatively static in the South and Southeast Asian regions over the last few weeks, whereas the number of reported fatalities increased significantly last week. The overall levels of demonstrations decreased across the region, especially in Pakistan and India. In Afghanistan, militant groups continued to target election candidates, staff,…

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Regional Overview – Middle East 9 October 2018

10 October 2018

Throughout the Middle East last week, rates of political violence and demonstrations have generally decreased compared to the week prior, with fatalities also decreasing as a result. In Gaza, demonstrations and border violence continued, spreading to the West Bank and Israel. In Iran as well, demonstrations and strikes revealed the country’s ongoing economic crisis. In…

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