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: Africa
6-12 November 2021

17 November 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, Al Qaeda-affiliated Islamist militants launched their first reported attack in Togo; the Anambra gubernatorial election was held in Nigeria amid reports of violence in the state; and…

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Regional Overview: East and Southeast Asia
6-12 November 2021

17 November 2021

Last week in East and Southeast Asia, military offensives continued in northwestern Myanmar in a bid to quell local defense forces. In Rakhine state, the military clashed with the United League of Arakan/Arakan Army (ULA/AA) for the first time in over a year. Meanwhile, the National Unity Government (NUG) claimed that People’s Defense Force (PDF)…

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Regional Overview: South Asia and Afghanistan
6-12 November 2021

17 November 2021

Last week in South Asia and Afghanistan, attacks on civilians, especially former security forces, continued in Afghanistan as a mosque came under attack by unidentified groups. The Pakistani government and Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) reached an agreement for a month-long ceasefire. Pakistan revoked a ban on an Islamist party involved in a long-standing campaign against blasphemy…

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ACLED-Religion Overview
30 October-5 November 2021

11 November 2021

Last week in the Middle East and North Africa, state authorities continued their imposition of state-sanctioned morality and religious norms. In Yemen, pro-Houthi authorities seized a local Quran radio station and desecrated a mosque as part of an ongoing campaign to impose their ideology. In Iraq, the governor of Babil prohibited the establishment of liquor…

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Regional Overview: Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia
30 October-5 November 2021

11 November 2021

Last week, in Europe, Central Asia, and the Caucasus, the ongoing border crisis between Belarus and Poland continued to escalate. In Italy, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s attendance at the G20 summit in Rome prompted multiple demonstrations criticizing his presidency. In the United Kingdom, Belgium, and the Netherlands, demonstrations were held calling for greater climate change…

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Regional Overview: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
30 October-5 November 2021

11 November 2021

Last week in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, violence against civilians increased. In Mexico, gang violence increased following attacks by criminal organizations in Michoacan, Quintana Roo, and Colima states. Meanwhile, National Guard operations to dissolve migrant caravans turned deadly in the southern state of Chiapas. In Haiti, disputes between gangs intensified amid clashes between…

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