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: Southeast Asia
28 June-4 July 2020

10 July 2020

Last week in Southeast Asia, state forces clashed with rebel groups in Myanmar and Thailand. Additionally, the highly controversial Anti-Terrorism Act was signed into law in the Philippines. Protests against the Pancasila Ideology Guidelines persisted in Indonesia. Lastly, coronavirus-related disorder was reported in Cambodia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.  While the Myanmar government has announced plans…

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Regional Overview: South Asia
28 June-4 July 2020

10 July 2020

Key trends in South Asia last week include: armed clashes between security forces and domestic rebel groups in Pakistan and India; electoral violence in India; and coronavirus related violence across the region. In Pakistan, four militants attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi, killing two security guards and one police personnel. All four militants…

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Regional Overview: East Asia
28 June-4 July 2020

8 July 2020

Last week in East Asia, the passing of the Hong Kong security law was the most significant development, spurring opposition protests in Hong Kong, Japan, and South Korea. Other protests in the region focused on the coronavirus pandemic, forced demolitions in China, labor issues in South Korea, and political divisions in Taiwan and Mongolia. In…

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Regional Overview: Africa
28 June-4 July 2020

8 July 2020

Last week in Africa, violence erupted across Ethiopia’s Oromia region in response to the murder of a prominent Oromo musician; nationwide demonstrations were held in Sudan amid popular discontent with stalling reforms; and intercommunal violence continued in South Sudan. In Ethiopia, violence erupted in Addis Ababa and across the Oromia region in response to the…

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Regional Overview: Central Asia and the Caucasus
28 June-4 July 2020

8 July 2020

Last week in Central Asia, clashes between Afghan forces resulted in further civilian fatalities as coronavirus cases increased both in the country and reportedly within the Afghan army. In Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, governments reintroduced coronavirus restrictions, followed by protests by various groups in both countries. Meanwhile, unrest continued along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border. In the Caucasus,…

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Regional Overview: East Asia
21-27 June 2020

2 July 2020

Last week in East Asia, protests continued to be active throughout the region around the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic in Japan and South Korea; solidarity with the American Black Lives Matter movement in Japan; around allegations of election-rigging in South Korea; and continued tensions in Hong Kong. Additionally, border tensions between China and India…

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