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Conflict Incident Report

2 arrested for pulling down Bassil posters

Date of incident: 
December 16, 2017
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Lebanese Civilians

The Lebanese Army night arrested two people suspected of being involved in tearing down posters of Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil in Tripoli’s Jabal Mohsen, local media reported.

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Classification of conflict (primary): 
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.