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.

Select Region:

Scroll down to see all regions

Refine results:

Found 1347 Results
Page 131 of 225

Regional Overview: United States
18-24 October 2020

29 October 2020

Last week in the United States, fewer demonstration events were reported compared to the week prior. Demonstrations associated with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement continued, but slightly decreased in number. Multiple days of demonstrations were recorded in Waukegan, Illinois, following the death of Marcellis Stinnette, a Black man, after a police officer fired shots…

Read More

Regional Overview: Africa
18-24 October 2020

28 October 2020

Last week in Africa, fatalities proliferated during anti-police brutality demonstrations in Nigeria; electoral violence worsened in Guinea and the Ivory Coast; and militants staged a massive prison break in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In Nigeria, continued interventions by unidentified armed groups, counter-demonstrators and state forces against #EndSARS demonstrators led to a proliferation of fatal…

Read More

Regional Overview: Middle East
18-24 October 2020

28 October 2020

Last week in the Middle East, intense fighting between the Houthis and joint anti-Houthi forces was reported in Ad Ali and Mirab, while renewed clashes broke out between pro-Southern Transitional Council (STC) and pro-Hadi fighters in Yemen’s south. In Syria, both a prominent Sunni cleric in charge of the Damascus region and the head of…

Read More

Regional Overview: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
18-24 October 2020

28 October 2020

Last week in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean region, demonstrations against the negotiation of a deal between Costa Rica and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) continued to decrease. Costa Rican political parties and social movement representatives agreed to participate in a government-led dialogue and suspended mobilization. In Haiti, high school students demonstrated against the…

Read More

Regional Overview: Southeast Asia
18-24 October 2020

28 October 2020

Last week in Southeast Asia, anti-government protests increased dramatically across Thailand following state repression of demonstrations the week prior. There was also a surge in pro-establishment demonstrations across the country. In Indonesia, the number of demonstrations against the controversial omnibus law on job creation continued on a downward trend. In Myanmar, fighting between state forces…

Read More

Regional Overview: Europe
18-24 October 2020

28 October 2020

Last week, demonstration activity across Eastern Europe continued at low levels. Large demonstrations against the regime of Alexander Lukashenko continued in Belarus, though neither the government nor the demonstrators have indicated a shift in demands or in resolve. Political violence surrounding 25 October local elections in Ukraine increased slightly. Demonstrations in Russia in support of…

Read More
Page 131 of 225