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Conflict Weekly
Peace and conflict in 2022: Top 50 stories from around the world

  IPRI Team

Conflict Weekly #156, 29 December 2022, Vol.3, No.39
An initiative by NIAS-IPRI and India Office of the KAS

Peace and conflict in 2022

As the year comes to an end, Conflict Weekly revisits our previous issues published this year and highlights 50 stories from across the world. The stories focus on the developments in peace and conflict across the world, from North America to East Asia. 

East and Southeast Asia

China: Sudden rise in COVID-19 cases leads to sporadic protests across the country
Avishka Ashok, 1 December 2022

The UN report on Xinjiang: Four Takeaways
Avishka Ashok and Apoorva Sudhakar, 8 September 2022

North Korea: Series of missile tests threatens peace on the Korean Peninsula
Avishka Ashok, 8 June 2022

Taiwan: China’s military drills in response to US delegation visit
Satyam Dubey, 20 April 2022

Myanmar: One year after the coup
Aparupa Bhattacherjee, 2 February 2022

South Asia

Pakistan: TTP ends ceasefire with the government
Abigail Miriam Fernandez, 1 December 2022

Pakistan: The assassination attempt on Imran Khan
Abigail Miriam Fernandez, 11 November 2022

Afghanistan: One year since the Taliban’s takeover
Abigail Miriam Fernandez, 18 August 2022

Afghanistan: Al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri killed in US airstrike
Abigail Miriam Fernandez, 4 August 2022

Sri Lanka: The resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Shavini de silva and Nimmi Jayathilake, 14 July 2022

Sri Lanka: The economic woes spiral into a political crisis
Chrishari de Alwis Gunasekare, 6 April 2022

Central Asia, Middle East and Africa

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Despite ceasefire, peace in the east likely to remain distant
Apoorva Sudhakar, 24 November 2022

Ethiopia: Federal government and Tigray agree to a permanent ceasefire
Anu Maria Joseph, 3 November 2022

Chad: Extension of transition period sparks pro-democratic protests
Anu Maria Joseph, 27 October 2022

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Over 100 troops killed in renewed border clashes
Abigail Miriam Fernandez, 22 September 2022

Israel-Gaza: intermittent attacks end with Egypt-UN mediated ceasefire
Lavanya Ravi, 11 August 2022

Sudan: Military steps down, following protests
Padmashree Anandhan, 14 July 2022

Morocco-Spain: Mass cross leads to death of over 20 migrants
Apoorva Sudhakar, 29 June 2022

Ethiopia: Rising communal tensions
Poulomi Mondal, 11 May 2022

Mali: Government terminates defence accord with France over security violations
Anu Maria Joseph, 6 May 2022

UK-Rwanda: Agreement to relocate asylum seekers sparks criticism
Apoorva Sudhakar, 27 April 2022

Israel: Al-Aqsa Mosque raids
Lavanya Ravi, 20 April 2022

Nigeria: Over 100 killed in another gunmen attack
Apoorva Sudhakar, 12 April 2022

Tunisia: Another political deadlock, as President dissolves the Parliament
Apoorva Sudhakar, 6 April 2022

Libya: With two Prime Ministers, a new political crisis
Harshita Rathore, 16 February 2022

Tunisia: Presidential decree to create a new judicial watchdog, and consolidate his power
Poulomi Mondal, 16 February 2022

Burkina Faso: Another coup in Africa
Mohamad Aseel Ummer, 26 January 2022

Kazakhstan: Bloody unrest and a brutal crackdown
Abigail Miriam Fernandez, 12 January 2022

Europe and the Americas

The UK: Conservative party put to test as worker strikes continue
Padmashree Anandhan, 15 December 2022

Ukraine: The Russian withdrawal from Kherson
Madhura Mahesh, 11 November 2022

Haiti: Gang violence and beyond
Madhura Mahesh, 20 October 2022

The US: White House to invest USD 370 billion through Climate Bill
Vijay Anand Panigrahi, 20 October 2022

Canada: Pope's visit signifies a growing awareness of the violation of indigenous communities
Avishka Ashok, 4 August 2022 

Ukraine – Russia: Turkiye and the UN mediates a grain deal to address the global food crisis
Padmashree Anandhan, 28 July 2022

Ukraine: Fall of Lysychansk gives Russia control over the Luhansk region
Emmanuel Selva Royan, 6 July 2022

Europe: Targeted attacks on pride month celebration
Rishma Banerjee, 29 June 2022

Colombia: The rise of the Left
Porkkodi Ganeshpandian, 22 June 2022

Europe: Heatwave in Germany, Spain, France, Greece, and the UK
Akriti Sharma, 22 June 2022

Brexit: The UK introduces new bill to rewrite Northern Ireland Protocol
Sourina Bej, 15 June 2022

Denmark: Referendum favours to be a part of EU defence policy
Padmashree Anandhan, 1 June 2022

The US: Another school attack kills 19 children
D Suba Chandran, 25 May 2022

Northern Ireland Protocol: The EU-UK tussle revives, the US delegation calls for calm
Sourina Bej, 25 May 2022

The US: Another racial attack highlights the deep divide within
D Suba Chandran, 18 May 2022

The Virgin Islands: Protests against a direct rule by the UK
Padmashree Anandhan, 6 May 2022

Mexico: Protests over continuing femicide
Sejal Sharma, 27 April 2022 

Sweden: Riots erupt after far-right group plans rally to burn Quran
Sourina Bej, 20 April 2022 

Denmark: PM apologizes to survivors of “little Danes” experiment
Apoorva Sudhakar, 16 March 2022 

Canada: Compensation and reconciliation with the indigenous communities
Sarasi Ganguly, 12 January 2022 


COP 15: Countries sign the historic Global Biodiversity Framework
Akriti Sharma, 22 December 2022 

International Women’s Day: Gap between policies and realities on gender equality
Mallika Joseph, 9 March 2022 

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