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: East Asia Pacific
29 January-4 February 2022

10 February 2022

Last week in East Asia Pacific, anti-coup supporters in Myanmar launched a nationwide ‘Silent Strike’ on 1 February and staged protests to mark the first anniversary of the military coup. Pro-military rallies were also held to coincide with the anniversary, with state forces reportedly providing security at many of the rallies. Elsewhere, the military launched…

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Regional Overview: United States and Canada
29 January-4 February 2022

10 February 2022

Demonstrations continued in the United States and Canada last week, with demonstration levels decreasing in the United States while remaining stable in Canada. In Canada, demonstration levels remained fairly constant amid ongoing nationwide demonstrations connected to the truck driver-led ‘Freedom Convoy’ calling for an end to vaccine mandates. In the United States, demonstration activity reached…

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Regional Overview: South Asia and Afghanistan
29 January-4 February 2022

10 February 2022

Last week in South Asia and Afghanistan, clashes between the National Resistance Front (NRF) and the Taliban took place in Afghanistan. The Islamic State (IS) and unidentified groups also targeted Taliban forces, while Taliban repression of journalists continued. In Pakistan, Baloch separatists used remote violence tactics against security forces in Balochistan province. Meanwhile, Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan…

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Regional Overview: Middle East
22-28 January 2022

3 February 2022

Last week in the Middle East, Houthi forces targeted the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the second consecutive week, prompting retaliatory airstrikes from the Saudi-led coalition throughout Yemen. On the ground, Houthi forces lost ground in both Marib and Taizz governorates. Organized violence increased in Iraq last week, with Islamic State (IS) activity driving increases…

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ACLED-Religion Overview
22-28 January 2022

3 February 2022

Last week in the Middle East and North Africa, authorities continued to impose state-sanctioned morality on their citizens, and to harass religious minorities and restrict their activities. In Yemen, both pro-Houthi and pro-Hadi authorities targeted the local alcohol manufacturing trade, arresting civilians for making and selling alcohol. In Egypt, the administrative court dismissed a case…

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Regional Overview: United States and Canada
22-28 January 2022

3 February 2022

Demonstrations continued in the United States and Canada last week. In the United States, demonstration levels declined following a peak in activity on Martin Luther King Jr. Day the week prior. However, demonstrations related to the COVID-19 pandemic increased sharply, making up the largest share of events. Demonstration events in which labor groups called for…

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