Starting this year, the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) is launching a new pilot program to expand our coverage of political violence and protest to the United States (US) ahead of the country’s 2020 presidential election. The
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With the release of its new sub-event type categorization ACLED now includes a ‘Sexual violence’ sub-event type under the larger ‘Violence against civilians’ event type. This sub-event type includes all political/public violence of a sexual nature. Sexual violence events captured
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
Across Albania, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Greece, and Cyprus, nearly 1,700 political violence and protests events were recorded, the majority of which are protests. Nearly half of these events took place in Greece. While protests make up the majority of events
ACLED has recorded over 2,000 political violence and protest events in the Balkans — defined as Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, and Serbia — since January 2018. Across all five countries, the most common event type is protests, the
Over 700 political violence and protest events spread across Romania, Moldova, and Belarus have been recorded in 2018 and since. Most of these events have been protests, and most have occurred without violence or intervention. While the highest number of
Over 2,000 political violence and protest events took place in Russia in 2018. A vast majority of these were protest events, including anti-government protests and demonstrations against various proposed reforms and pension reforms in particular. While most of these protests