GTI Data Reveal Terror Attacks More Deadly, Africa is Biggest Target

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Brazilian security forces supervise the dismantling of far-right ex-president Jair Bolsonaro supporters' camp in Jan., after a mob committed “acts of terrorism” in chaotic scenes that triggered global shock - TERCIO TEIXEIRA/AFP via Getty Images
  • The tenth annual edition of the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) by the Institute for Economics & Peace reveals terror attacks are more deadly, with 26 percent more people dying in each incident.
  • Deaths from attacks by unknown jihadists globally are eight times higher than 2017, representing 32 percent of all terrorism deaths.
  • In the West, the number of attacks continues to fall, with successive falls each year since 2017, with intensified attacks in other regions. Terrorism thrives in countries with poor ecologies and climate-induced shocks. 
  • The Sahel is the most impacted region, representing forty-three percent of global terrorism deaths. Read More

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