There are 195 countries in the world, if the Vatican and Palestine are included, and a newly released index of civil unrest has claimed that 47 of those states witnessed a rise in civil unrest in 2019. The data model, published Thursday by socio-economic and political analysis firm Verisk Maplecroft, has also predicted that in 2020, the number will balloon to 75 countries. The U.K. consultancy identified Hong Kong and Chile as the two flash-points suffering the largest increases in unrest since the beginning of 2019. Neither country is expected to find peace for at least two years, according to the research.
Almost a quarter of the world’s countries witnessed a surge in protest and civil unrest last year and that figure is set to rise further in 2020, according to a new study.
Speaking of civil unrest, we told you way back in 2009, that God placed Barack Obama in office as a judgment on America, and it certainly was that. You can thank Obama for legalized same-sex marriage, transgenders as a protected class, billions in funding to our enemy Iran, taxpayer-funded abortion in Obamacare, and the list goes on an on. When Donald Trump was elected, and we warned you before he was elected, that God was going to use that in something we called the global shaking. Nice to see that in 2020, the elite researchers have finally caught up to us.
“For thus saith the LORD of hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the LORD of hosts.” Haggai 2:6,7 (KJV)
The Bible says that the world is in bondage to sin and the Devil, and desires to be released. Jesus in the book of Matthew tells us that when prophetical things start happening, it will be like the “birth pangs” of a woman in labor. If you have ever witnessed a live birth, heard the cries and screams and seen the blood, you know exactly what ‘birth pangs’ is a reference to. 2020 started off with an incredible bang, and if trends hold, will be the most violent and unsettled year in recent memory. Even so, come Lord Jesus.
Almost 40% of the world’s countries will witness civil unrest in 2020
FROM CNBC: There are 195 countries in the world, if the Vatican and Palestine are included, and a newly released index of civil unrest has claimed that 47 of those states witnessed a rise in civil unrest in 2019. The data model, published Thursday by socio-economic and political analysis firm Verisk Maplecroft, has also predicted that in 2020, the number will balloon to 75 countries.
The U.K. consultancy identified Hong Kong and Chile as the two flash-points suffering the largest increases in unrest since the beginning of 2019. Neither country is expected to find peace for at least two years, according to the research.
Other areas now considered hotbeds of civil protest include Nigeria, Lebanon and Bolivia. Beyond these three, countries dropping into a category labeled “extreme risk” include Ethiopia, India, Pakistan and Zimbabwe.
Civil unrest and the global shaking
Since the beginning of 2016, NTEB has been warning of the coming global shaking, nice to see that the researchers finally agree with us. Click image to read all about it.
Since the previous index release, Sudan has overtaken Yemen to become the highest risk country globally. Sudan has been locked in crisis since ruler Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in April. The country has been beset by protests and killings as military forces battle pro-democracy supporters to control the country.
Conflict in Yemen has been raging since 2015 as Shia and Sunni Muslim forces wrestle for power.
No flash in the pan
Maplecroft’s predictions for 2020 are bleak with both the number of countries witnessing protest and the intensity of unrest tipped to rise. The index predicts that 75 out of the 125 countries examined will see a deterioration in stability. That figure means almost 40% of all the world’s 195 nations will witness disruption and protest to some degree.
While the likes of Ukraine, Guinea Bissau and Tajikistan are forecast to experience the biggest rises in unrest, it is larger countries that could prompt the most concern. The analysis cross references predicted rises in unrest alongside the danger that protesters will suffer human rights abuses or sharp responses from security forces.
Countries identified in this troubling bracket include the highly influential nations of Russia, China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Thailand and Brazil. The U.K.-based analysts claim that as 2019 is unlikely to be a “flash in the pan,” companies and investors will have to adapt to increased unrest.
Maplecroft says there will be increased pressure on global firms to exercise corporate responsibility, especially those in countries “rich in natural resources where mining and energy projects often need high levels of protection.”
“However, companies are at substantial danger of complicity if they employ state or private security forces that perpetrate violations,” the report added. READ MORE
The rise of civil unrest and protests around the world, explained
There has been a rise in mass protests around the world. But why does it feel like we’re seeing a sudden surge in people taking to the streets, and do these demonstrations have something in common? More importantly, have these protests made a difference or brought any kind of change? From Chile, U.K., Ecuador to Hong Kong, people are demanding more from their governments despite police crackdown and increasing violence – and will continue to let the world know.
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