ACLED is pleased to announce the incorporation of data collected by the Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) on the “War on Drugs” in the Philippines. In this infographic, Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik, Asia Research Manager Elliott Bynum, and Asia Researcher
ACLED Assistant Syria Research Manager Stephanie Anderson, Researcher Nick Grinstead, Senior Syria Researcher Kars de Bruijne, and Syria Research Manager Muaz A. map last month’s developments across the Syrian conflict in the January 2019 edition of the State of Syria
In this infographic, Research Analyst Hilary Matfess evaluates the threat to civilians in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
With Nigeria’s next General Election set for 16 February 2019, Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik surveys the changing political violence landscape in the years since the last vote. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
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
Key developments in the week of February 3rd include the heavy targeting of civilians in Burkina Faso, the instability along Libya’s border with Chad and within Libya itself, and the violence in Cameroon. Last week was particularly violent for civilians
ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik examines Al Shabaab’s continued capacity for violence even in the face of consistent military pressure. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
Boko Haram’s attack on Rann, a town in North East Nigeria on January 28th resulted in 60 reported fatalities and more than 30,000 people fleeing (Al Jazeera, 29 January 2019). The attack on Rann came just after the Multi-National Joint
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.