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: Middle East
5-11 March 2022

17 March 2022

In the Middle East, political violence dropped significantly in Yemen last week, reaching its lowest level since September 2021. In Saudi Arabia, Houthi forces carried out drone attacks targeting several oil facilities. In Syria, overall levels of violence declined amid decreasing numbers of Russian and Turkish airstrikes. In Iraq, the Islamic State (IS) resumed combat…

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Regional Overview: Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia
5-11 March 2022

17 March 2022

Last week in Europe, Central Asia, and the Caucasus, the Russian invasion of Ukraine entered its third week. The ongoing invasion continued to drive demonstration activity across the region in support of Ukraine. Meanwhile, women’s rights demonstrations were also held across the region to commemorate International Women’s Day on 8 March. The migrant crisis continued…

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Regional Overview: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
5-11 March 2022

17 March 2022

Last week in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, demonstration levels increased across the region as women demanded respect for women’s rights and an end to gender-based violence on International Women’s Day on 8 March. In Mexico, some women’s rights demonstrations turned violent as demonstrators clashed with police, while unidentified armed suspects and gangs engaged…

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Regional Overview: East Asia Pacific
5-11 March 2022

17 March 2022

Last week in the East Asia Pacific region, the Myanmar military continued deadly crackdowns in the resistance stronghold of Sagaing region. Elsewhere, in Kayah state, heavy fighting between the military and Karenni resistance groups broke out, with dozens of military fatalities reported. North Korea conducted its ninth missile test of the year. In Indonesia, state…

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Regional Overview: Africa
5-11 March 2022

16 March 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, demonstrators gathered in several countries to mark International Women’s Day, though a demonstration turned violent in Kenya; Islamic State West Africa (ISWAP) Greater Sahara offensives in Burkina…

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Regional Overview: South Asia and Afghanistan
5-11 March 2022

16 March 2022

Last week in South Asia and Afghanistan, Taliban forces continued to clash with the Islamic State (IS) and the National Resistance Front (NRF) in Afghanistan, while tensions between the Taliban and Iranian state forces escalated into deadly violence along the Afghanistan-Iran border. The Taliban and unidentified groups also continued to target civilians, while the accidental…

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