COVID-19 & Violence Targeting Civilians: Nigeria First, India Second

by Rahul Gautam Aug 18, 2020 • 06:34 PM Views 689

India has witnessed a second-highest increase in violence targeting civilians in the post-pandemic period, as per the latest report from the US organisation Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED). According to statistics, there were 370 cases of violence against civilians in India before the pandemic, which increased to 542 cases in the post-pandemic period, marking a 47% increase during the Coronavirus pandemic.