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 – Asia 26 March 2019

26 March 2019

Last week, organized violence in Asia remained static while the number of demonstration events decreased slightly. In South Asia, Indian security forces remained on high alert in Jammu & Kashmir while stepping up anti-Naxal operations elsewhere in the country in view of the upcoming general elections. In Southeast Asia, fighting between the Myanmar military and…

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Regional Overview – Africa 26 March 2019

26 March 2019

Key developments in Africa in the week of March 17th include jihadist and intercommunal attacks in Mali; the rise in the Boko Haram activity along the Nigerien, Chadian and Cameroonian shores of Lake Chad; and the threats to the peace process in CAR and to civilians in counter-insurgency operations in Egypt. There were two key…

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Suicide Bombings against Civilians and Government Targets in Africa, the Middle East, and Southern Asia

20 March 2019

Since the first suicide bombing recorded by ACLED in 2002, there have been more than 1,600 suicide bombings, which have resulted in more than 18,000 reported fatalities. The most suicide bombings have been recorded in Iraq (where there have been more than 340 suicide bombings), Pakistan (more than 280), Nigeria (more than 250), Afghanistan (more…

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Regional Overview – Middle East 19 March 2019

19 March 2019

Throughout the Middle East region last week, overall instances of battles remained about the same as the week prior, while events involving only remote violence and explosives continued to increase as part of an upward trend since the beginning of 2019. Reported fatalities rose slightly in number after a heavy drop in early March. Demonstrations,…

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Regional Overview – Asia 19 March 2019

19 March 2019

Last week, levels of organized violence declined while demonstration events also continued to decrease across the South and Southeast Asian regions. In South Asia, following the announcement of the dates for the general elections by the Election Commission of India, a surge in election-related events as well as organized violence by Maoist rebels was recorded.…

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Regional Overview – Africa 19 March 2019

19 March 2019

Developments in Africa during the week of March 10th highlight the continued jihadist threats in Somalia, Mali, and Niger; the renewed violence by Fulani pastoralist militias in Nigeria; the violent state response to the continuing insurgency in the Anglophone Cameroon; and the high pace of demonstrations across a number of African countries. In Somalia, the…

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