Regional Overview – Asia 4 June 2019

The biggest developments in the South and Southeast Asian region last week included heavy fighting between Taliban and Afghan security forces in Afghanistan and deadly post-election violence in India and Indonesia. Fighting between state forces and domestic rebel groups continued in Pakistan, India, Myanmar, Thailand, and the Philippines. In Afghanistan last week, heavy fighting continued…

India Election Monitor: Phase 7

In the seventh installment of ACLED’s weekly series monitoring the Indian elections, Asia Research Manager Daniela Pollmann tracks electoral violence through the seventh phase of the vote. Find the introduction to the series and the first edition here. For more information about elections in India, see recent ACLED analysis on electoral violence in India’s most vulnerable areas, the…

Regional Overview – Asia 28 May 2019

The biggest developments in the South and Southeast Asian region last week included heavy fighting between Taliban and Afghan security forces in Afghanistan, and attacks against civilians in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Myanmar, Thailand, and the Philippines. Fighting between state forces and domestic rebel groups in Pakistan, India, Myanmar and the Philippines was also recorded as were…

India Election Monitor: Phase 6

In the sixth installment of ACLED’s weekly series monitoring the Indian elections, Asia Research Manager Daniela Pollmann tracks electoral violence through the sixth phase of the vote. Find the introduction to the series and the first edition here. For more information about elections in India, see recent ACLED analysis on electoral violence in India’s most vulnerable areas, the…

Regional Overview – Asia 21 May 2019

The biggest developments in the South and Southeast Asian region last week included escalating anti-Muslim riots in Sri Lanka and heavy fighting between Taliban and Afghan security forces in Afghanistan. Fighting between state forces and domestic rebel groups in Pakistan, Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines was also recorded as were demonstrations and election-related violence…

India Election Monitor: Phase 5

In the fifth installment of ACLED’s weekly series monitoring the Indian elections, Asia Research Manager Daniela Pollmann tracks electoral violence through the fifth phase of the vote. Find the introduction to the series and the first edition here. For more information about elections in India, see recent ACLED analysis on electoral violence in India’s most vulnerable areas, the…

Regional Overview – Asia 14 May 2019

The key trends in the South and Southeast Asian region last week included heavy fighting between Taliban and Afghan security forces in Afghanistan; organized violence involving domestic rebel groups in Pakistan and Myanmar; separatist violence in Thailand; and election-related protests and violence in India, the Philippines, and Indonesia. In Afghanistan last week, heavy fighting continued…