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 9-15 February 2020

19 February 2020

Key trends in South Asia last week included: attacks on leaders by political rivals in Bangladesh and India; continuing demonstrations against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) across India; and a continuing escalation of ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) between India and Pakistan. Last week, politically motivated attacks on leaders continued in…

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Regional Overview: Central Asia and the Caucasus 2-8 February 2020

13 February 2020

Last week in Central Asia, deadly ethnic clashes were reported in south Kazakhstan while an insider attack in Afghanistan resulted in three deaths, including two US soldiers. In the Caucasus, ceasefire violations between Armenia and Azerbaijan continued at similar levels. Violence broke out on 7 February between members of the Dungan Muslim ethnic group and…

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Regional Overview: Southeast Asia 2-8 February 2020

13 February 2020

In Southeast Asia, key developments last week included: increased battles in Myanmar; ongoing separatist violence targeting civilians in Thailand; continued drug-related violence in the Philippines; and labor protests in Indonesia and Myanmar. Clashes in Myanmar between the military and the United League of Arakan/Arakan Army (ULA/AA) increased significantly last week in Rakhine state. Clashes were…

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Regional Overview: South Asia 2-8 February 2020

13 February 2020

Key trends in South Asia last week include: continuing attacks on opponents of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) across India; security operations against domestic rebel groups by Indian security forces in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K); and an escalation of ceasefire violations across the Line of Control (LoC) between India and Pakistan. In India, nationwide…

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Regional Overview: Africa 2-8 February 2020

13 February 2020

During the last week, Cameroon and Mali experienced increased violence, while the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) expanded their operational range in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In the Anglophone regions of Cameroon, both Ambazonian separatists and state forces engaged in more activity in the lead-up to national elections. Meanwhile, Mali continued to face ongoing…

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Regional Overview: Europe 2-8 February 2020

13 February 2020

Last week, demonstration events remained high in the Balkans and Southeastern Europe, in particular in Montenegro, Serbia and Greece. Demonstration events in Eastern Europe, including Ukraine and Russia remained relatively low compared to previous months. In Montenegro, protests by Serbian Orthodox Church followers over the Religious Freedom Law continued for the seventh week. Nearly two…

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