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
29 January-4 February 2022

10 February 2022

Last week in the Middle East and North Africa, state authorities persecuted religious minorities and dissidents. In Egypt, state authorities arrested one individual and prosecuted another on blasphemy-related charges. In Iran, the regime continued its systematic persecution of non-Shiite religious minorities. In Iraq, the state arrested people under morality-related pretexts. In Israel, Haredi communities continued…

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Regional Overview: Middle East
29 January-4 February 2022

10 February 2022

Last week in the Middle East, Iran-linked groups from Iraq and Yemen launched air attacks targeting the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In Yemen, pro-Hadi forces launched a new offensive against Houthi forces in Hajjah governorate, while clashes continued in Marib and Taizz. In Syria, the highest ranking leader of the Islamic State (IS) died in…

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Regional Overview: Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia
29 January-4 February 2022

10 February 2022

Last week in Europe, Central Asia, and the Caucasus, the Montenegrin government collapsed following a no-confidence vote initiated by a junior coalition partner. In the United Kingdom, Uyghur, Tibetan, and Hong Kong groups demonstrated against the Beijing Winter Olympics. In Greece, homes of several public figures were targeted by improvised explosives. Meanwhile, reports of torture…

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Regional Overview: South America
29 January-4 February 2022

10 February 2022

Last week in South America, demonstrations around the judicial system took place in Argentina. In Venezuela, two farmers were killed in a landmine explosion, as clashes between armed groups and state forces have left the Venezuela-Colombia border littered with anti-personnel mines and IEDs. In Brazil, at least six people were killed during a military police…

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Regional Overview: Africa
29 January-4 February 2022

10 February 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, a suspected coup was attempted in Guinea-Bissau; the Cooperative for the Development of Congo (CODECO) carried out a high fatality attack against displaced people in the Democratic…

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Regional Overview: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
29 January-4 February 2022

10 February 2022

Last week in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, violence increased driven by gang activity in Mexico, Haiti, El Salvador, and Puerto Rico, while demonstrations remained high amid labor demonstrations in several countries. In Mexico, attacks against journalists by unidentified suspects continued last week in Michoacan and Quintana Roo states. Meanwhile, political conflicts and gang…

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