In Ten Conflicts to Worry About in 2019, ACLED assessed the state of political violence and protest across critical flashpoints in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, providing both an overview of 2018’s developments and a preview of what to
Durant les sept derniers mois, des groupes armés ont conduit une série d’attaques au moyen d’engins explosifs improvisés (EEI) dans l’ouest du Niger – une première dans cette zone en proie à l’insurrection. L’utilisation croissante d’EEI par l’État Islamique au
19 June 2019: On the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, ACLED data confirm that sexual violence remains a serious threat around the world — both inside and outside of war-time contexts. Over the past year,
This report is also available in French. Over the past seven months, armed groups across Western Niger have executed a series of IED attacks – a first in the area’s ongoing insurgency. The increasing use of IEDs by the Islamic
ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik maps the ongoing expansion of the Islamic State in 2019 as the militant group’s global footprint continues to grow. Find more about Islamic State activity around the world here and here. © 2019 Armed Conflict
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
28 May 2019: Twenty years after the United Nations officially added the protection of civilians in armed conflict to the Security Council agenda, noncombatants continue to be targeted at alarming rates (UN OCHA, 2019). While overall reported fatalities from events
In this infographic, ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik reviews potential flashpoints as the risk of conflict between the United States (US) and Iran escalates. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
In this infographic, ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik examines electoral violence and demonstration activity going into South Africa’s 8 May 2019 general election. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
In this infographic, ACLED Middle East Research Manager Tom Hart and Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik map the evolving conflict between the Turkish government and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All