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Daily Brief: January 11, 2022

Daily Brief: January 11, 2022

Over the past day, we've mapped 40 events.  If you'd like access to all of our event summaries, please subscribe to the Geopolitical Report Newsletter or Geopolitical Report Pro.

Thousands were reportedly detained in Kazakhstan during the last week's protests.

8,000 protesters arrested in Kazakhstan
News reports indicate that at least 8,000 protesters were arrested across Kazakhstan during last week’s demonstrations and rioting. Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev described the events as terrorist aggression against the country. Authorities declared Monday a day of mourning for the doz…

Myanmar's junta continues to hand down sentences to Aung San Suu Kyi and her allies.

Aung San Suu Kyi receives another sentence
Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to another four years in prison for illegally importing and possessing walkie-talkies and violating Covid restrictions. This is in addition to another four-year sentence she was given last month by the junta-run court.

Clashes are continuing between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir.

Two terrorists killed in Kulgam district
Security forces killed two Al-Badr terrorists during a clash in the Hasanpora area of Kulgam district early Monday morning.

The Taliban in Afghanistan reportedly killed a TTP commander.

Most wanted TTP commander killed in Afghanistan
Taliban forces killed a most-wanted Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorist commander during an operation in Nangarhar province. The individual was involved in the killing of many civilians and security forces in Pakistan. He was reportedly planning further attacks in Pakistan.

Hundreds of migrants were detained after protesting outside of a closed UN community center in Tripoli.

Migrant protest broken up in Tripoli
A migrant sit-in protest was broken up outside of a closed UN community center in Tripoli by security forces. Hundreds were reportedly detained in the protest.
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