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2021 PTS Release

Our 2021 PTS release includes scores covering events of 2020 as well as scores for previously uncoded reports.

SVS Website Launch

We launched a new website for the Societal Violence Scale project -- measuring human rights violations by non-state actors.

2020 PTS Release

Our 2020 PTS release includes scores covering events of 2019 as well as scores for previously uncoded reports.

2019 PTS Release

We released the latest PTS Scores covering events of 2018 as well as a sample scores for previously uncoded reports.

2018 PTS Release

We released the latest PTS Scores covering events of 2017. Our dataset now covers a 42-year period from 1976 to 2017.

2017 PTS Release

Today, we released the latest PTS Scores covering events of 2016. Our dataset now covers a 41-year period from 1976 to 2016.

2016 PTS Release

We have released the latest PTS Scores covering events of 2015. Scores are based on the most recent human rights reports.