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.

Select Region:

Scroll down to see all regions

Refine results:

Found 1347 Results
Page 125 of 225

Regional Overview: Central Asia and the Caucasus
15-21 November 2020

25 November 2020

Last week in Central Asia and the Caucasus, Afghan forces targeted the Taliban with airstrikes as the militants carried out deadly attacks on security forces around the country. The Islamic State (IS) attacked Kabul city, killing several civilians. Furthermore, rare protests took place during the visit of Pakistan’s prime minister to Afghanistan. Armenia’s opposition parties…

Read More

Regional Overview: South America
15-21 November 2020

25 November 2020

Last week in South America, the number of demonstration events remained steady in comparison to the previous week. Protests erupted in Brazil in the aftermath of the municipal elections. Demonstrations against police violence were held in Brazil, Peru, and Chile. In Colombia, the armed forces killed the top leader of a paramilitary group. In Venezuela,…

Read More

Regional Overview: Africa
15-21 November 2020

25 November 2020

Last week in Africa, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front suffered numerous territorial losses in Ethiopia; the detention of presidential candidate Bobi Wine prompted violent confrontations in Uganda; and Nigerian state forces launched operations against Ansaru militants, amid ongoing violence in the country’s northwest. Ethiopian federal forces made significant gains against Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF)…

Read More

Regional Overview: Middle East
15-21 November 2020

25 November 2020

Last week in the Middle East, Israeli warplanes struck Damascus International Airport and nearby areas in Syria. Israel was targeting the Syrian regime and Iranian Quds Force command centers in response to an incident involving the discovery of planted IEDs in the southern Golan Heights. Meanwhile, rocket fire from the Gaza strip was met with…

Read More

Regional Overview: South Asia
15-21 November 2020

25 November 2020

Last week in South Asia, militant activity against security forces increased in the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) region of India. Cross-border violence between Pakistan and India decreased, but remained at a high level. Naxal-Maoist rebels launched attacks on civilians in Jharkhand state in India. Lastly, hostilities between the Bru tribe and residents of Tripura state…

Read More

Regional Overview: Europe
15-21 November 2020

25 November 2020

Last week, demonstration activity in Eastern Europe continued at low levels. Demonstrations related to the handling of coronavirus took place across the region. Demonstrations against the regime of Alexander Lukashenko in Belarus continued and were largely focused on the death of protester Roman Bondarenko at the hands of men likely linked to the state. Turkish…

Read More
Page 125 of 225