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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ACLED-Religion Overview
4-10 December 2021

16 December 2021

Last week in the Middle East and North Africa, a number of morality-related events were reported, while state authorities intervened in the administration and maintenance of mosques. In Iran, state forces shut down a tourist spot for morality-related violations, and cut fuel and electricity supply to Sunni mosques and schools in Saravan county. In Iraq,…

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Regional Overview: United States
4-10 December 2021

16 December 2021

Demonstration events in the United States decreased last week compared to the week prior. Labor groups, including health workers and teachers, led the largest share of demonstration events last week — the majority of which call for improved working conditions. The second largest share of demonstration events last week involved students, focusing on a variety…

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Regional Overview: Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia
4-10 December 2021

16 December 2021

Last week, in Europe, Central Asia, and the Caucasus, the migrant crisis along the Belarusian-Polish border continued. The Bosnian Serb government in Bosnia and Herzegovina moved further towards secession by starting a withdrawal procedure from a number of joint institutions. Demonstration activity around coronavirus-related measures have increased in Germany and Austria, and large demonstrations became…

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Regional Overview: South America
4-10 December 2021

16 December 2021

Last week in South America, political violence remained at similar levels compared with the week prior. In Venezuela, two top leaders of the Segunda Marquetalia dissident faction of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) were killed in separate events in Apure state. Meanwhile, opposition groups continued to protest in Barinas state against the results…

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Regional Overview: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
4-10 December 2021

16 December 2021

Last week in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, violence increased amid clashes between criminal groups and gang-related attacks in several countries. In Mexico, violence intensified in Michoacan and Jalisco states amid clashes involving the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG), the Sinaloa Cartel, and local self-defense groups. Meanwhile, gang violence increased in Puebla state. In…

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Regional Overview: Middle East
4-10 December 2021

16 December 2021

Last week in the Middle East, Houthi forces made significant gains against pro-Hadi forces in Marib governorate in Yemen, while National Resistance forces advanced against Houthi forces in Taizz governorate. Sustained Saudi-led coalition airstrikes continue on Sanaa, while Houthi forces resumed their aerial attacks on Saudi Arabia. In Syria, a Global Coalition strike targeted and…

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