In this series of infographics, we explore 10 hidden or under-reported conflicts across Africa. The eighth explores post-election violence and repression in the Republic of Congo.
In this series of infographics, we explore 10 hidden or under-reported conflicts across Africa. The seventh explores mass demonstrations in Togo.
In this series of infographics, we explore 10 hidden or under-reported conflicts across Africa. The sixth explores the Fulani ethnic militia in Nigeria.
Less than two months before the next Presidential elections, the Egyptian Armed Forces on 9 February launched a counter-militancy campaign called ‘Operation Sinai 2018’ to take on the Islamic State in the Sinai Peninsula but also to secure the border
Since July 2017, the United States-AFRICOM has dramatically escalated activities in Somalia. This involvement relies heavily on the use of unmanned drones, typically targeting high-profile al-Shabaab figures. Over this period, the US has conducted 44 known air strikes, resulting
Over the course of 2017, Iraqi security forces, backed by their Coalition allies, have made significant gains against the Islamic State (IS), shifting the frontlines in the country. This shift in Iraq can be seen in three major ways in
In this series of infographics, we explore 10 hidden or under-reported conflicts across Africa. The third is Burundi: Continued Repression & Targeting of Civilians.
A number of recent studies explore the relationship between gender inequality and conflict and generally find that higher gender inequality, or lower rates of inclusion, is associated with higher rates of conflict and violence. However, efforts to increase inclusion ought
Despite the overall decrease in conflict and protest events taking place in the country, Egypt continues to face a growing insurgency based in the North Sinai province. Since declaring allegiance to the Islamic State in November of 2014 the State
While many studies of political gender-based violence (GBV) have focused on the practices of groups during wars, the practices of gendered repression in unstable—but not warring—developing states is under-acknowledged and ought to be scrutinized equally closely. There has been significant