Beginning on 28 December 2017, a wave of demonstrations swept across Iran. Protests started in the city of Mashhad, Iran’s second most populous city and one of its most important religious centers, and rapidly spread into other major towns including
In DR-Congo, signs of a perfect storm are emerging: local conflict is flaring in the North East, continued demonstrations are occuring in urban areas, state repression of protesters is leading to increased fatalities, new militia actors and coalition are forming
Signs of a political thaw in Ethiopia have taken a sharp reversal. Despite the government’s amnesty of 6,000 political prisoners in January, protests against the Tigray-led regime in the Oromio Region have spread into the Amhara and Southern Nations regions
In this series of infographics, we explore 10 hidden or under-reported conflicts across Africa. The tenth explores Mozambique: A Peace Deal between FRELIMO & RENAMO, A Rise in Islamist Violence.
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.
This infographic explores major developments leading up to the states of emergency in Ethiopia.
In early May of 2017, Yemen’s President Abdu-Rabbu Mansour Hadi sacked Aden’s provincial governor Aidaroos Al-Zubaidi and the southern state minister Hani bin Braik, prompting demonstrations in the streets of the southern city. A series of protest events recorded in
In December 2017, Yemeni capital Sana’a was the site of a major confrontation between pro-Houthi and pro-Saleh forces, former allies in the war against the Saudi-backed coalition. The Houthi-Saleh alliance materialized in 2014, when army units and tribes loyal to
In this series of infographics, we explore 10 hidden or under-reported conflicts across Africa. The fifth explores demonstrations in Ethiopia.