Regional Overviews

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

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Regional Overview: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
27 February-5 March 2021

11 March 2021

Last week, gang violence continued in several countries in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. In Haiti, violence against civilians rose as gangs continue to rely on kidnapping and ransoms as a source of revenue. In Mexico, clashes between criminal groups in the state of Zacatecas and Tamaulipas were deadly, as gangs continue to fight…

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Regional Overview: Central Asia and the Caucasus
20-26 February 2021

4 March 2021

Last week in Central Asia and the Caucasus, violence continued between the Taliban and Afghan forces, as well as the targeted killing of civilians. There were new developments in the intra-Afghan talks and US troops’ withdrawal from Afghanistan. In the de facto Republic of Artsakh, remnant landmines continue to inflict civilian casualties. Meanwhile, anti-government protests…

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Regional Overview: Europe
20-26 February 2021

4 March 2021

Last week, demonstration activity in Russia decreased significantly. In Greece, demonstrations continued against the newly-adopted university security law and in support of an imprisoned gunman on hunger strike. Meanwhile in Spain, demonstrations in response to Pablo Hasel’s arrest significantly increased and sparked greater violence. Demonstrations continued in relation to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic,…

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Regional Overview: Southeast Asia
20-26 February 2021

4 March 2021

Last week in Southeast Asia, demonstrations against the military coup in Myanmar continued amid increased use of force by government authorities against demonstrators. Two demonstrators were killed when police fired into a crowd of demonstrators. Mass demonstrations were also held across the country as part of a “22222 Uprising” campaign on 22 February. Meanwhile, fresh…

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Regional Overview: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
20-26 February 2021

4 March 2021

Last week in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, political violence remained high. In El Salvador and Mexico, targeted attacks perpetrated by armed men against civil servants and candidates running in the upcoming elections continued. In Haiti, a jailbreak of over 200 inmates led to the escape of the leader of the Village de Dieu…

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Regional Overview: United States
20-26 February 2021

4 March 2021

Demonstration events in the United States increased by over 50% last week relative to the week before. Notably, former President Donald Trump made his first public appearance since leaving office at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on 28 February (Guardian, 28 February 2021). In the lead-up to his speech, Trump supporters and far-right militia…

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