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: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
4-10 December 2021

16 December 2021

Last week in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, violence increased amid clashes between criminal groups and gang-related attacks in several countries. In Mexico, violence intensified in Michoacan and Jalisco states amid clashes involving the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG), the Sinaloa Cartel, and local self-defense groups. Meanwhile, gang violence increased in Puebla state. In…

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Regional Overview: Middle East
4-10 December 2021

16 December 2021

Last week in the Middle East, Houthi forces made significant gains against pro-Hadi forces in Marib governorate in Yemen, while National Resistance forces advanced against Houthi forces in Taizz governorate. Sustained Saudi-led coalition airstrikes continue on Sanaa, while Houthi forces resumed their aerial attacks on Saudi Arabia. In Syria, a Global Coalition strike targeted and…

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Regional Overview: South Asia and Afghanistan
4-10 December 2021

16 December 2021

Last week in South Asia and Afghanistan, the Islamic State (IS) intensified attacks on the Taliban in Afghanistan, amid ongoing attacks targeting civilians. In Pakistan, the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) unilaterally ended a month-long ceasefire agreement with the Pakistani government. In India, security forces attacked and killed at least 14 civilians during an anti-militancy operation in…

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Regional Overview: East and Southeast Asia
4-10 December 2021

16 December 2021

Last week in East and Southeast Asia, state forces targeted anti-coup protesters and civilians in Myanmar in Yangon and Sagaing regions, sparking widespread international condemnation. Meanwhile, ousted leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to four years in prison, which was later commuted to two years by the military regime. In the Deep South…

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Regional Overview: Africa
4-10 December 2021

15 December 2021

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, UN peacekeepers faced widespread attacks by Islamist militants in Mali; military forces launched a large-scale joint operation against militants in Burkina Faso and Niger; inter-communal clashes erupted…

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ACLED-Religion Overview
27 November-3 December 2021

9 December 2021

Last week in the Middle East and North Africa, state authorities prosecuted citizens for morality-related charges in Iraq, Iran, and Yemen. Meanwhile, in Iraq, a militant group targeted a Christian family that sells alcohol with an explosive device. In Yemen, local pro-Houthi authorities circulated a document constricting women’s marriage rights and freedom of movement. In…

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