Violence Against Civilians by State Forces in Mainland China: 2018-2020

More than 900 violence against civilians events perpetrated by state forces have been recorded across mainland China since 2018. In this infographic, Research Analyst Josh Satre reviews key trends from ACLED’s expanded East Asia dataset. For more, see our updated East Asia Resources page featuring new analysis and an interactive dashboard. © 2020 Armed Conflict…

Research Hub: East Asia

ACLED’s East Asia coverage now extends from 2018 to the present, bringing the full dataset for China, Taiwan, Japan, Mongolia, South Korea, and North Korea to more than 29,000 total events. Access the latest data through our Data Export Tool and Curated Data Files, updated weekly.  Find new analysis and methodology resources below, as well…

Regional Overview: East Asia
18-24 October 2020

Last week in East Asia, security measures reportedly intensified across China before the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) convenes its annual plenary session on 26 October. In Hong Kong and Taiwan, pro-democracy supporters held protests to express support for the ongoing mass pro-democracy demonstrations in Thailand. Also in Taiwan, pro-unification groups…

Regional Overview: East Asia
13-19 September 2020

Last week, demonstration activity slightly increased across East Asia. China implemented tougher crackdown measures on school boycotts in Inner Mongolia and other regions. Meanwhile, in Mongolia, there were protests opposing the Chinese Foreign Minister’s visit to Ulaanbaatar. There was a decline in protests in Hong Kong, with the majority of events focused on coronavirus-related issues.…