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
11-17 June 2022

23 June 2022

Last week in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, gang warfare intensified in Mexico, Haiti, and Jamaica, while violence against civilians increased in Puerto Rico. In Mexico, disputes between criminal groups led to the killing of six chicken farm workers in Guerrero state, and drove increases in attacks against civilians in Chihuahua and San Luis…

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Regional Overview: Middle East
11-17 June 2022

23 June 2022

Last week in the Middle East, political violence decreased in Yemen after it reached its highest levels since the start of the UN-mediated truce the week prior. In Iraq, state forces increased counter-Islamic State (IS) activity. In Syria, IS resumed its targeting of regime forces in the Syrian desert. In Palestine, four clashes were recorded…

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Regional Overview: East Asia Pacific
11-17 June 2022

23 June 2022

Last week in the East Asia Pacific region, fighting continued between the Myanmar military and the Kachin Independence Organization/Kachin Independence Army (KIO/KIA), and between the military and the Chinland Defense Force (CDF). Civilians were targeted by the military and pro-military militias across the country, while two anti-coup armed groups targeted teachers in Tanintharyi region. In…

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Regional Overview: Africa
11-17 June 2022

23 June 2022

Weekly reports on the latest conflict developments in Mozambique and Ethiopia are made available by the Cabo Ligado and Ethiopia Peace Observatory projects, respectively. Last week in Africa, ACLED recorded one of the deadliest attacks in Burkina Faso; gunmen kidnapped Christian civilians in Nigeria; Al Shabaab militants clashed with security forces and a clan militia…

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Regional Overview: South Asia and Afghanistan
11-17 June 2022

23 June 2022

Last week in South Asia and Afghanistan, the Taliban clashed with the Islamic State (IS) and anti-Taliban groups across Afghanistan, while the Taliban, IS, and unknown perpetrators continued to target civilians. In Pakistan, Baloch separatists targeted state forces and civilians in Balochistan province, while unknown groups conducted remote explosions and clashed with security forces in…

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Regional Overview: Europe, Central Asia, and the Caucasus
11-17 June 2022

23 June 2022

Last week in Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia, the military invasion of Ukraine continued with heavy fighting in the eastern and southern regions

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