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 26 January – 1 February 2020

5 February 2020

In Southeast Asia, key developments last week included: civilian deaths amid ongoing conflict in Myanmar and separatist violence in Thailand; a clash between Papuan separatists and state forces in Indonesia; increased drug-related violence in the Philippines; and labor protests across several countries in the region. Civilians in Myanmar continue to be injured and killed in…

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Regional Overview: Europe 19-25 January 2020

30 January 2020

Last week, demonstrations across the Balkans and Southeastern Europe remained high, in particular in Montenegro and Greece. Demonstrations in Eastern Europe remained relatively low compared to previous months.  In Serbia, anti-government demonstrators continued to be active, holding one to several demonstrations each week. Meanwhile, the main anti-government protest movement, ‘1 of 5 Million’, has decided…

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Regional Overview: South Asia 19-25 January 2020

30 January 2020

Key trends in South Asia last week include: electoral violence around mayoral election campaigning in Bangladesh’s Dhaka city as well as around municipal elections in India’s Telangana state; continuing clashes between supporters and opponents of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) across India as well as in Pakistan; and continuing operations by Indian security forces…

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Regional Overview: Southeast Asia 19-25 January 2020

30 January 2020

In Southeast Asia, key developments last week included: civilian deaths from shelling in Myanmar; separatist violence in Thailand amid renewed peace talks; a conviction in a racial discrimination case that sparked ongoing violence in Indonesia; and large-scale labor protests in Myanmar and Indonesia. Shelling in Myanmar led to the deaths of two Rohingya women in…

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Regional Overview: Central Asia and the Caucasus 19-25 January 2020

30 January 2020

Over the past week in Central Asia and the Caucasus, significant developments include: continued fighting in Afghanistan resulting in civilian fatalities; arrests in Tajikistan targeting alleged supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood; and a court decision in Kazakhstan concerning two ethnic Kazakh men who fled from the Xinjiang region of China. Meanwhile, ceasefire violations between Armenia…

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Regional Overview: Africa 19-25 January 2020

30 January 2020

Last week, heightened levels of demonstration activity continued on the back of ongoing nationwide anti-government demonstrations in Guinea. In the Sahel countries, militants employed contrasting tactics in their ongoing insurgency, predominantly targeting civilians in Burkina Faso and state forces in Mali. Meanwhile, Boko Haram launched attacks on civilians across the neighboring countries of Chad, Niger,…

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