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2019: A Year of Unrest Powered by Social Media

2019: A Year of Unrest Powered by Social Media

REPORT • Dec 2019

The past decade has seen an emergence of a radically new type of social movements, greatly shaped by the increasingly global and interconnected civil society. Powered by the ability to share and receive information almost in real-time, people have surpassed physical barriers and connected across their country, societal class and sectarian group to create grassroots movements and encourage dissent.

WINTER TRAVEL – 2019/2020

WINTER TRAVEL – 2019/2020

REPORT • Dec 2019

The end of the year marks the start of the Northern Hemisphere’s coldest months, which can lead to travel misery, delays and all-round chaos. It is important for travellers and businesses to be aware of the possibility of this disruption, the dangers associated with the adverse weather and what they can do to help mitigate the disruption and risk.

Lebanon: Another Arab Spring or a Path to Chaos?

Lebanon: Another Arab Spring or a Path to Chaos?

REPORT • Dec 2019

Lebanon has been experiencing over six weeks of civil unrest, taking place in several cities including Beirut, Tripoli, Sidon and Tyre. This wave of civil unrest is unprecedented in scale and type, as it successfully bridged sectarian divides in favour of a comprehensive socio-economic movement.

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3rd January 2020

US-Iran tensions escalate in Iraq

SITUATION SUMMARY On 3 January, the Pentagon confirmed a targeted airstrike had been conducted at Baghdad International Airport. The target of the strike was one of Iran’s most powerful commanders, General Qasem Soleimani, who...

Earthquake in Southern Philippines – Alert Plus
16th December 2019

Earthquake in Southern Philippines – Alert Plus

SITUATION SUMMARY On 15 December, at approximately 06:00 UTC, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake was recorded six kilometres south of Magsaysay, southwest of Davao on the island of Mindanao. The earthquake measured a depth of...

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10th December 2019

New Zealand Eruption – Alert Plus

SITUATION SUMMARY On 9 December, at approximately 14.30 local time, the Whakaari/White Island Volcano in the Bay of Plenty erupted, sending a large plume of smoke into the sky. Authorities reported that up to...

President seeks asylum in Mexico amid Bolivian Protests
12th November 2019

President seeks asylum in Mexico amid Bolivian Protests

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