18 April 2019: More than 10,000 people have been reported killed in Yemen over the last five months, bringing the war’s total death toll to over 70,000 since 2016 according to data collated by the Armed Conflict Location & Event
On 16 April 2019, US President Donald Trump vetoed S.J. Res. 7 to withdraw American support for the Saudi- and Emirati-led coalition in Yemen. The resolution had passed both houses of Congress with bipartisan support. It is now up to
5 April 2019: The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) is pleased to announce the incorporation of new data collected by the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR), Airwars, and undisclosed local partners to our Syria dataset. The
2 April 2019: Data for more than 23,500 political violence and protest events across Eastern Europe are now available from the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). Spanning 15 countries, the dataset encompasses Eastern and Southeastern Europe, the
28 March 2019: As the UN Security Council returns from a visit to Mali and Burkina Faso, the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) has recorded a massive spike in deadly violence across the Sahel.1 Over the last
22 March 2019: Eight years into the Syrian Civil War, the country remains one of the deadliest places for civilians according to data collected by the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). While overall conflict levels have steadily
20 March 2019: With the UN announcing a new plan to shore up the December 2018 Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the latest Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) data show that overall conflict-related fatalities have declined
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 Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik, Middle East Research Manager Tom Hart, and Communications Officer Sam Jones examine the surge in protest activity that preceded Bahrain’s 2018 parliamentary elections.