Regional Overview – Europe 22 May 2019

Last week, more than a dozen violent attacks and demonstrations were orchestrated in Greece in support of a jailed Marxist hitman. Pro- and anti-government demonstrations in Serbia, Albania and Romania continued. Protests in Croatia and Ukraine increased after an extended period of only a few events being reported. Similar to weeks prior, fighting in the…

Regional Overview – Europe 15 May 2019

Last week, anti-government demonstrations in Albania escalated when a large demonstration in the capital turned violent. In Serbia, the opposition tries to regain some momentum after anti-government protest activity declined in prior weeks, and in Romania, anti-government protests are picking up surrounding an anti-corruption referendum to be held on 26 May. The situation in Ukraine…

Regional Overview – Europe 17 April 2019

Last week, anti-government protests in Europe increased, in particular in Serbia where tensions between the ruling party and anti-government protesters have heightened. A limited number of demonstrations were also held surrounding the Ukrainian presidential elections. Anti-government demonstrations in the Balkans, Southeastern Europe, and Eastern Europe increased last week, after several prior weeks of decline. In…

Southeastern Europe – Europe Data Release

Across Albania, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Greece, and Cyprus, nearly 1,700 political violence and protests events were recorded, the majority of which are protests. Nearly half of these events took place in Greece. While protests make up the majority of events in each of these countries, the proportion of protests to riots has been nearly equal…