Midterm legislative elections occur on May 13th in the Philippines, with millions of Filipinos eligible to vote for new lawmakers across the country. But is President Duterte’s hold on power at stake? Probably not. Elections in competitive authoritarian states are
With the release of its new sub-event type categorization ACLED now includes a ‘Sexual violence’ sub-event type under the larger ‘Violence against civilians’ event type. This sub-event type includes all political/public violence of a sexual nature. Sexual violence events captured
Disorder spread across ACLED’s areas of coverage last year, with political violence and protest surging in more countries than they declined. These trends show few signs of stopping in 2019, as conflict and unrest threaten to expand in scope and scale.
ACLED is pleased to release our 2018 annual report surveying disorder patterns over the past year – ACLED 2018: The Year in Review. Access the full report by ACLED Research Director Dr. Roudabeh Kishi and Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik here. Veuillez trouver ici
In partnership with the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), ACLED is pleased to present the following policy briefing, working paper, and blog post as part of our joint project to produce a robust evidence base on the opportunities and limitations
Sessions at the Tableau Conference (#TC18) presented ideas around new data visualization schemes to portray trends and patterns in novel ways. The dashboards below highlight a few of these data visualization ideas using ACLED data from across regions. The Marimekko
President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office in the Philippines in June 2016 and shortly thereafter declared a ‘War on Drugs’. This ‘war’ refers to the drug policy of the Philippine government, aimed at “the neutralization of illegal drug personalities nationwide” (Rappler,
This infographic, by ACLED Research Director Roudabeh Kishi, features anti-civilian violence in Somalia from September 2017 to August 2018.
This infographic, by ACLED Research Director Roudabeh Kishi, and Research Analyst Hilary Matfess, features the demonstrations across Uganda sparked by the arrest of opposition MP, Bobi Wine.
As India celebrated its 72nd Independence Day on 15 August 2018, the country continues to face multiple and complex challenges. Disorder—including political violence and protests—is increasingly multidimensional, complex, and evolving (OECD, 2016; United Nations & World Bank, 2018). Multiple types