Public demonstrations against the Bouteflika regime have continued in June, despite the former president stepping down from his position as President on April 2nd of this year. Demonstrators have continued to protest against ‘le pouvoir,’ a term used to refer
This month, Malians will go to the polls to vote in delayed parliamentary elections: voting was originally slated for October 2018, then delayed until November, then delayed until April 2019, before being scheduled for June 2019 (DW, October 16, 2018;
In partnership with the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law at The University of Texas at Austin, ACLED is pleased to announce the launch of our new data on political violence targeting women and the accompanying report, ‘Terribly and Terrifyingly Normal’: Political
ACLED Research Analyst Hilary Matfess reviews demonstration events in Sudan after the ousting of President Omar al Bashir. For further analysis of Sudan’s anti-government protest activity during al Bashir’s rule click here. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data
Since emerging in Borno State in North East Nigeria in 2009, the vast majority of Boko Haram’s violent activities have been concentrated in Nigeria. In the ten years the group has been active, more than 70% of violent events associated
The ouster of Omar al-Bashir as President of Sudan following weeks of public demonstrations has been rightly hailed as a historic change; however, the removal of Bashir has not signified the end of the protest movement. Public demonstrations demanding political
ACLED Research Analyst Hilary Matfess charts the recent surge in ADF activity on the heels of its most active year yet. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
The wave of protests in Algeria which emerged in mid–February 2018 in response to Bouteflika’s plan to run for a fifth term, has undermined the Algerian elites’ confidence in the 82-year-old President. On April 2nd, Bouteflika resigned from office after
ACLED Research Analyst Hilary Matfess investigates increasing abductions in Cameroon as violence expands beyond the country’s Anglophone regions. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
Since the first suicide bombing recorded by ACLED in 2002, there have been more than 1,600 suicide bombings, which have resulted in more than 18,000 reported fatalities. The most suicide bombings have been recorded in Iraq (where there have been