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Trans-Sahel Interactive Dashboard – Mali

Extremism in Africa / Research and Visualization

  This visualization represents all violent group data collected in Mali from January 2011 to present.  Violent event types that meet ISVG’s criteria for collection include the following: armed...


Attacks on U.S. Embassies and Consulates

Extremism in Africa / Extremism in Asia / Research and Visualization

fifty-three attacks targeting U.S. embassies have occurred since 2006 resulting in the deaths of more than 200 casualties.  These attacks have occurred in more than 20 countries across the...


Intensity of Boko Haram Attacks Influenced by Al Qaeda-Linked Groups and other Situations in Africa

Extremism in Africa / Research and Visualization

*Created by ISVG’s Jonathan Epperson Boko Haram, which means “Western education is a sin”, began in the early 1990s but did not become as active as it currently is...


New Wiki Content on the Mungiki Sect

Extremism in Africa

Mungiki Sect profile: The Wiki profile on Kenya’s Mungiki Sect has been updated to reflect the most current information concerning group history, ideology, and affiliates, along with detailed maps...


New Wiki Content on the Moroccan Islamic Combatant Group (GICM)

Extremism in Africa

Moroccan Islamic Combatant Group profile: The Wiki profile on the Moroccan Islamic Combatant Group (GICM) has been updated to reflect the most current information concerning group history, ideology, and...


Second Wave: Boko Haram Attacks Kano, Nigeria

Extremism in Africa / Research and Visualization

On Friday, January 20, 2012, members of the Islamic terrorist sect Boko Haram carried out a coordinated and deadly assault on eight government office locations throughout Kano, Nigeria, resulting...


New Wiki Content on the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR)

Extremism in Africa

Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda profile: The Wiki profile on the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) has been updated to reflect the most current...


New Wiki Content on the Islamic Courts Union (ICU)

Extremism in Africa

Islamic Courts Union profile: The Wiki profile on Somalia’s Islamic Courts Union (ICU) has been updated to reflect the most current information concerning group history, ideology, and affiliates, along...


New Wiki Content on the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA)

Extremism in Africa

Lord’s Resistance Army profile: The Wiki profile on the Uganda-based Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has been updated to reflect the most current information concerning group history, ideology, and affiliates,...


New Wiki Content on the National Congress for the Defense of the People (CNDP)

Extremism in Africa

National Congress for the Defense of the People profile: The Wiki profile on the DRC’s National Congress for the Defense of the People (CNDP) has been updated to reflect...

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