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: South Asia
13-19 February 2021

24 February 2021

Last week in South Asia, clashes between security forces and various militant groups took place in India and Pakistan. Islamist and separatist militants increased their activities in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Union Territory in India. Maoist rebels reappeared in Madhya Pradesh state in India and attacked civilians and security forces. Pakistani military forces carried out…

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Regional Overview: Southeast Asia
6-12 February 2021

18 February 2021

Last week in Southeast Asia, demonstrations erupted all across Myanmar in opposition to the 1 February military coup d’etat. The demonstrations are part of a growing nationwide civil disobedience movement that is also calling for the release of detained leaders of the elected government. Solidarity demonstrations against the coup in Myanmar were also held in…

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Regional Overview: Central Asia and the Caucasus
6-12 February 2021

18 February 2021

Last week in Central Asia and the Caucasus, Afghan forces’ air and ground operations targeted the Taliban and the Islamic State (IS). Civilians were also killed in a number of unclaimed attacks, similar to weeks prior. Meanwhile, the Afghan government’s 2021 budget proposal sparked protests by civil servants. In the de facto Republic of Artsakh,…

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Regional Overview: United States
6-12 February 2021

18 February 2021

Demonstrations in the United States rebounded with a small increase last week, reversing a downward trend following the Capitol riot in early January. For the second straight week, no large pro-Trump or ‘Stop the Steal’ rallies supporting former President Donald Trump’s unfounded allegations of widespread voter fraud were reported, despite the beginning of the second…

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Regional Overview: South America
6-12 February 2021

17 February 2021

Last week in South America, Ecuador’s electoral body ordered a partial recount in presidential polls. In Chile, the police shooting of a street artist led to violent demonstrations. Tensions also increased in the country between Mapuche indigenous people and police forces, following the sentencing of a political prisoner. In Colombia, an increase in violent conflicts…

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Regional Overview: Africa
6-12 February 2021

17 February 2021

Last week in Africa, government and allied forces made territorial gains in the Central African Republic; mass demonstrations turned deadly in the Oromo and Tigray regions of Ethiopia; and violent demonstrations against worsening economic conditions prompted states of emergency across multiple states in Sudan. In the Central African Republic, government and allied forces made gains…

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