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 5 February 2019

5 February 2019

Last week, in Asia, there was an overall slight increase in demonstrations and a small uptick in the number of violence against civilians events. In South Asia, Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan militants attacked a police office in Balochistan, leading to a clash that resulted in twelve reported fatalities. In Southeast Asia, battles between the Philippine armed forces…

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Regional Overview – Africa 5 February 2019

5 February 2019

Key developments in Africa in the week of January 27th include the militant violence in Burkina Faso, the rising instability in Nigeria ahead of the February elections, and the political tensions in Cameroon, Burundi and Western Africa. Jihadism in the Sahel remains a potent source of insecurity as it continues to expand in frequency and…

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Regional Overview – Middle East 29 January 2019

29 January 2019

Throughout the Middle East region last week, instances of remote violence have continued their upward trend since the beginning of January. At the same time, battles have consistently decreased within the same time period. Overall, reported fatalities from these events have decreased only slightly. These trends are mostly a result of actions within Syria and…

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Regional Overview – Asia 29 January 2019

29 January 2019

Last week in Asia, the overall level of organized violence remained relatively static while the number of demonstrations increased. In South Asia, the week was marked by a large-scale Taliban attack in Afghanistan and the reported deaths of 11 militants during Cordon and Search Operations by Indian forces in Jammu and Kashmir. In Southeast Asia,…

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Regional Overview – Africa 29 January 2019

29 January 2019

Key developments in Africa in the week of January 20th include the multilayered violence in the DRC and CAR, the deadliest attack on UN forces in Mali to date amidst rising JNIM activity in the country and in the region, and the large-scale protests that rocked Tunisia. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the…

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Regional Overview – Middle East 22 January 2019

22 January 2019

Throughout the Middle East region last week, the number of battles has continued to decrease as part of a trend since the beginning of the new year. At the same time, instances of remote violence have increased slightly. In Yemen and Saudi Arabia, there was a sharp increase in reported fatalities not seen elsewhere in…

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