Berto Jongman: 2020 Political Violence Year in Review

ACLED 2020: THE YEAR IN REVIEW KEY FINDINGS Overall conflict levels decreased. Political violence decreased by approximately 22% — or 24,539 events — compared to 2019. ACLED records 113,170 events in 2019, relative to 88,631 in 2020. Political violence decreased in every region of the world covered by ACLED, except for Africa. Fatalities from political violence …