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: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
30 January-5 February 2021

10 February 2021

Last week in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, unrest and violence continued ahead of key electoral dates. In Haiti, anti-government demonstrations continued as the alleged end of the president’s constitutional mandate neared. In El Salvador, four opposition supporters were shot by government employees, two fatally, four weeks ahead of the legislative and municipal elections.…

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Regional Overview: Europe
30 January-5 February 2021

10 February 2021

Last week, demonstrations in support of imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny continued across Russia in the face of an increasingly violent regime crackdown. In France, a large demonstration movement against the bioethics bill before the Senate took place. Ongoing demonstrations in relation to the coronavirus pandemic took place in at least twenty-one countries. In Russia,…

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Regional Overview: East Asia
30 January-5 February 2021

10 February 2021

Last week in East Asia, solidarity rallies with the people of Myanmar took place in Japan and South Korea against the recent military coup. In North Korea, the government implemented a strict lockdown in two provinces on the Sino-North Korean border. Also in North Korea, two civilians trying to defect were arrested and subject to…

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Regional Overview: United States
23-29 January 2021

4 February 2021

Demonstrations in the United States declined by over 20% last week relative to the week prior. ‘Stop the Steal’ rallies by Trump supporters continued to drop during the first week of the Biden administration. Demonstrations associated with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement decreased by more than half after a slight increase during the week…

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Regional Overview: Southeast Asia
23-29 January 2021

4 February 2021

Last week in Southeast Asia, demonstrations led by the military-backed opposition party increased in Myanmar amid escalating allegations of electoral fraud by the military. Tensions also ran high as the military brass hinted at a coup. Subsequently, on 1 February, top officials of the ruling party were detained by the army in a coup d’état.…

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Regional Overview: South America
23-29 January 2021

4 February 2021

Last week in South America, demonstrations were held in Chile in support of a bill that would grant amnesty to prisoners who participated in political protests. In Colombia, clashes continued to take place between armed groups and state forces. In Peru, military forces were deployed to the border region to prevent migrants from entering illegally.…

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