Throughout the Middle East region last week, instances of battles continued to decrease, dropping to their lowest levels of 2018 and 2019. Reported fatalities were likewise at their lowest for this period. This drop can be partly attributed to reduced
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 Middle East Research Manager Tom Hart surveys the past year of demonstration activity across Iran.  Amnesty International, 24 January 2019 © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
Throughout the Middle East region last week, instances of battles, remote violence, and demonstrations have all decreased. As a result, reported fatalities have dropped significantly since the previous week. This drop can mostly be attributed to Syria, where the high
Last week, in Asia, there was an overall slight increase in demonstrations and a small uptick in the number of violence against civilians events. In South Asia, Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan militants attacked a police office in Balochistan, leading to a clash
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.
Throughout the Middle East region last week, instances of remote violence have continued their upward trend since the beginning of January. At the same time, battles have consistently decreased within the same time period. Overall, reported fatalities from these events
Last week in Asia, the overall level of organized violence remained relatively static while the number of demonstrations increased. In South Asia, the week was marked by a large-scale Taliban attack in Afghanistan and the reported deaths of 11 militants
In this infographic, ACLED Middle East Research Manager Tom Hart tracks different patterns of violence in Afghanistan’s Ghazni and Nangarhar provinces. Find an explanation of ACLED’s methodology for monitoring the conflict in Afghanistan here. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location &
Throughout the Middle East region last week, the number of battles has continued to decrease as part of a trend since the beginning of the new year. At the same time, instances of remote violence have increased slightly. In Yemen