The number of reported organized violence events decreased while demonstrations remained static across the South and Southeast Asian regions last week compared to previous weeks. In South Asia, militants and Afghan/NATO forces continued to clash in Afghanistan, people took to
ACLED Asia Research Manager Daniela Pollmann and Researcher Kunal Purohit examine the civil unrest around Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016, which would grant citizenship to undocumented non-Muslim immigrants in India. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All
Last week in South and Southeast Asia, reported fatalities from political violence increased slightly, while instances of targeted civilian violence sharply declined as part of a visible trend since the last week of December 2018. Key developments included ongoing militant
At the start of 2019, there was a slight decline in the overall levels of political violence and protest in South and Southeast Asia from late 2018. Still, the end of 2018 and beginning of 2019 was marked by large-scale
In this infographic, ACLED Asia Research Manager Daniela Pollmann and Asia Researcher Timothy Lay review conflict patterns around recent elections and other political developments in India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.
Last week, in South and Southeast Asia, the overall number of political violence and protest events decreased. There were also positive steps towards an end to the government crisis in Sri Lanka. However, the week was marked by deadly violence
Overall, political violence decreased slightly while the number of reported demonstration remained static in the South and Southeast Asian regions last week. The key developments of the last week were ongoing fighting between both Taliban and Islamic State (IS) militants
Last week, in South and Southeast Asia, there was an increase in demonstrations while organized violence remained static overall. The week was marked by two Taliban attacks on foreign forces in Afghanistan, large-scale farmer protests in India, a surge of
ACLED Asia Research Manager Daniela Pollmann reviews recent efforts by India’s Naxalite-Maoist insurgency to attack government forces and disrupt elections in Chhattisgarh.
Last week in Asia, overall levels of both organized violence and demonstrations declined across the South and Southeast Asia regions. Key developments include deadly suicide attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan, a high number of rebel attacks across India, and separatist