World: A year of COVID-19: The pandemic’s impact on global conflict and demonstration trends

3 April 2021
Countries: Afghanistan, Brazil, Colombia, India, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, occupied Palestinian territory, Philippines, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Ukraine, World, Yemen
Source: Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project

Despite the hope that COVID-19 could bring warring parties to the negotiating table, political violence increased in more countries than it decreased, and most wars continued to rage.