ACLED Resources: 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
19-25 July 2020

Last week in East Asia, the number of events increased slightly compared to the week before. In Hong Kong, citizens commemorated the 2019 Yuen Long attack. In mainland China, protests were triggered by consulate closures amid an ongoing diplomatic row with the US, and separately, police intervened in protests opposing illegal land appropriation. The North…

Regional Overview: East Asia
21-27 June 2020

Last week in East Asia, protests continued to be active throughout the region around the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic in Japan and South Korea; solidarity with the American Black Lives Matter movement in Japan; around allegations of election-rigging in South Korea; and continued tensions in Hong Kong. Additionally, border tensions between China and India…