ACLED Asia Research Manager Daniela Pollmann and Researcher Kunal Purohit examine the civil unrest around Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016, which would grant citizenship to undocumented non-Muslim immigrants in India. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All
In this infographic, ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik explores the viability of the new peace agreement reached by the government of the Central African Republic (CAR) and 14 non-state armed groups.© 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED).
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
Key developments in Africa in the week of January 27th include the militant violence in Burkina Faso, the rising instability in Nigeria ahead of the February elections, and the political tensions in Cameroon, Burundi and Western Africa. Jihadism in the
ACLED Research Analyst Hilary Matfess traces the history of Jama’at Nusrat ul-Islam wal-Muslimeen (JNIM) and its growing threat to civilians. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
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 Syria Research Manager Muaz A. and Assistant Syria Research Manager Stephanie Anderson track the Islamic State’s campaign against Kurdish forces following its territorial defeat in northeast Syria. ©2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
Earlier this month in Yemen, five foreign experts working for the Saudi-funded Masam demining project were killed while transporting mines from the organisation’s headquarters in Marib. A mine they were carrying went off in the truck, causing a powerful blast
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