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: Central Asia and the Caucasus 3 – 9 November 2019

14 November 2019

With ACLED’s expansion to Central Asia and the Caucasus, Afghanistan will now be covered as part of this region alongside Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan. For updates on South and Southeast Asia, please see the new individual South Asia Regional Overview and Southeast Asia Regional Overview. During the past week, the…

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Regional Overview: South Asia 3 – 9 November 2019

13 November 2019

Key trends in South Asia last week include: domestic militant activity in Pakistan; continuing demonstrations against a controversial bill in India; and demonstrations in India and Nepal over territorial concerns. In Pakistan, multiple attacks perpetrated by domestic militant groups targeting security forces were reported in the restive province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) fired…

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Regional Overview: Middle East 3 – 9 November 2019

13 November 2019

Last week in the Middle East, the ‘Riyadh Agreement’ was signed in Saudi Arabia uniting the Southern Transitional Council (STC) and pro-Hadi forces against pro-Houthi forces in Yemen. Pro-Houthi forces appear to be preparing for major attacks in response. In Syria, the Sochi-ceasefire largely held despite continuing territorial exchanges. Following the death of Islamic State…

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Regional Overview: Africa 3 – 9 November 2019

12 November 2019

This week, Africa experienced comparatively few attacks as a whole, but concentrated violence in certain regions was particularly lethal. Burkina Faso experienced its deadliest attack of the year, when suspected Jama’at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM) militants ambushed a gendarme-escorted workers convoy from the Boungou gold mine, near Nassougou. At least 38 soldiers and civilians…

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Regional Overview: Southeast Asia 3 – 9 November 2019

12 November 2019

In Southeast Asia, key trends last week include: a deadly attack by suspected separatists in Thailand’s deep south; ongoing fighting between the Arakan Army and the military in Myanmar; an increase in ‘vigilante’ violence against drug suspects in the Philippines; and continued arrests of Cambodia National Rescue Party members in Cambodia. One of the deadliest…

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Regional Overview: Central Asia and the Caucasus 27 October – 2 November 2019

6 November 2019

Relatively few protests and violent incidents were reported last week in Central Asia and the Caucasus. Notable developments were protests against China in Kazakhstan and protests over land ownership disputes in Kyrgyzstan. In Kazakhstan, sentiments against China continue to manifest on a regular basis since the mass protests against Chinese involvement in Kazakhstan in September…

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