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Conflict Incident Report

49 Syrians arrested in Akkar and Minieh

Date of incident: 
February 21, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

عن قيادة الجيش - مديرية التوجيه، البيان الآتي:

"أوقفت قوى الجيش في منطقتي عكار والمنية، 49 شخصا من التابعية السورية لتجولهم داخل الأراضي اللبنانية بطريقة غير شرعية، وضبطت سيارتين و4 دراجات نارية من دون أوراق قانونية.

تم تسليم الموقوفين مع المضبوطات الى المراجع المختصة لإجراء اللازم"

Primary category: 
Secondary Category: 
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Border conflicts (Syrian border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts arising between rival armed groups along the Lebanese/Syrian borders which involve parties or militant groups from the Lebanese and Syrian side in both Lebanon and Syria. These conflicts also encompass transnational groups (such as faith-based regional groups, e.g. ISIS, al-Nusra Front) that cannot be considered as strictly Syrian, Lebanese or of any other national entity.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Conflicts of social discrimination
Violent and unjust treatment of different categories of people and individuals based on race, age, gender or sexuality, committed by the State, groups and individuals, related to a lack of protection and rights, inefficiency of the Justice system and persisting social and economic vulnerabilities.