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: South Asia and Afghanistan
22-28 January 2022

3 February 2022

Last week in South Asia and Afghanistan, civilians continued to be targeted by the Islamic State (IS), the Taliban, and unidentified groups as women’s protests continued in Afghanistan. Clashes also continued between the Taliban and the National Resistance Front (NRF), as well as with IS. In Pakistan, Baloch separatists attacked security forces, while Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan…

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Regional Overview: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
22-28 January 2022

3 February 2022

Last week in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, demonstrations increased while violence slightly decreased, with the exception of trends in Honduras and in some states of Mexico. In Honduras, internal divisions within the Liberty and Refoundation Party (LIBRE) over the election of the president of congress triggered demonstrations ahead of the inauguration of President…

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Regional Overview: East Asia Pacific
22-28 January 2022

3 February 2022

Last week in the East Asia Pacific region, heavy fighting between the military and ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) and resistance groups was reported in Myanmar, in Chin and Kayah states. North Korea launched new missile tests. In Indonesia, a series of protests were staged by ethnic groups in response to controversial comments by politicians. In…

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Regional Overview: Africa
22-28 January 2022

3 February 2022

Weekly reports on the latest conflict developments in Mozambique and Ethiopia are made available by the Cabo Ligado and Ethiopia Peace Observatory projects, respectively. Last week in Africa, a military coup ousted President Roch Kabore in Burkina Faso; Islamic State militants in Libya clashed for the second consecutive week; clashes between presumed March 23 Movement…

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ACLED-Religion Overview
15 December 2021-21 January 2022

27 January 2022

Last week in the Middle East and North Africa, state authorities targeted dissident religious minorities, imposed official state interpretations of Islamic morality on their citizens, and desecrated religious sites. In Yemen, pro-Houthi forces abducted religious leaders from the Tablighi Jama’at group for refusing to mobilize people to join the frontlines alongside the Houthis. In Iran,…

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Regional Overview: United States
15-21 January 2022

27 January 2022

Demonstration levels in the United States increased last week as groups organized to express demands on a range of issues, particularly on 17 January — Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day. Demonstrators commemorating MLK Day called for the passage of voting rights legislation in at least 19 states and Washington, DC. Additionally, demonstration events by…

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