Collective Action

The Association of Depositors, labour unions and opposition parties demonstrate outside the Parliament against the capital control draft law

Protesters gathered in front of the parliament on Tuesday morning in opposition to the capital control draft law, which was supposed to be discussed by a joint parliamentary committee session at 10:30 a.m. However, sources L'Orient Today spoke to confirmed that the session was canceled. An agreement hasn’t been reached by the joint committees due to pressure from the protesters who blocked a number of MPs from entering Parliament, insisting on discussing the economic recovery plan first.

Participating in the protest are the Association of Depositors, the Federation of Trade Unions, the Bar Association, MMFD, Li Haqqi, the Coalition for the Independence of the Judiciary under the title “All of us means all of us will drop the general amnesty project for banks.”

There were clashes between the army and demonstrators.

April 26, 2022
Actors/ Mobilising structures: 
Political Party
Workers group (inc.union, syndicate, etc.)
Multi-organisational field (collaboration, allies) : 
Mode of Action: 
Protest of a policy/ governmental measure/ etc.
Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA: 
Access to socio-eco rights
Policy Grievances
Spatial characteristics: 
Location on the Lebanese territory
State response: 


Village Name: 
Grand Serail
Local Name: 
Zoukak el-Blatt