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: Southeast Asia
8-14 March 2020

18 March 2020

In Southeast Asia, key developments last week include: increased civilian fatalities from ongoing clashes in Myanmar; fighting between separatists and state forces in Indonesia; clashes between communist rebels and state forces in the Philippines; demonstrations over government policies related to coronavirus in Thailand; and demonstrations in several countries in the region commemorating International Women’s Day.…

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Regional Overview: South Asia
1-7 March 2020

13 March 2020

Key trends in South Asia last week include: continuing clashes between supporters and opponents of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) leading to communal riots in India; demonstrations in Bangladesh and Pakistan against both the CAA and against the communal violence in India; and protests against the rise in prices of gas, petroleum products, and…

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Regional Overview: Europe
1-7 March 2020

12 March 2020

Last week, demonstrations in the Balkans, Southeastern and Eastern Europe continued at similar levels and over the same issues as weeks prior. Key developments were violent clashes between migrants and Greek security forces at the Greek-Turkish border, demonstrations of veterans in Moldova, and a government reshuffle in Ukraine. In Serbia, citizens continued anti-government demonstrations calling…

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Regional Overview: South America
1-7 March 2020

12 March 2020

Last week in South America, key developments include: increased unrest in Chile; political killings in Colombia, and a clash between state forces and the Gulf Clan; civil unrest in Guyana following a contested election process; and continued risk to civilians in Brazil caught in the crossfire of fighting between armed groups.  In Chile, the number…

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Regional Overview: Central America and the Caribbean
1-7 March 2020

11 March 2020

Last week, land conflicts continued across Central America, with attacks in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Mexico. Demonstration events increased in comparison to previous weeks, especially in Costa Rica, Honduras, and Panama. Protests are motivated by issues with bad governance, stemming from a lack of access to water, poor infrastructure, and general insecurity. In Guatemala, two…

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Regional Overview: Middle East
1-7 March 2020

11 March 2020

Last week in the Middle East, key developments include: major fighting in Yemen; a lack of political leadership in Iraq amid ongoing demonstrations, and rising Islamic State (IS) activity; a ceasefire agreement between Turkey and Russia in Syria; inconclusive Israeli elections; and a spike in protests around the region. In Yemen, Houthi forces continued their…

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