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Conflict Incident Report

Ain Dara Residents Block Dahr al-Baydar Road over Waste Transfer Reports

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Waste Management Conflict (Starting January 25, 2014)
Date of incident: 
July 28, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

Residents of the Aley District town of Ain Dara blocked the vital Dahr al-Baydar road Tuesday over reports that garbage from other areas will be transferred to their region.
“Ain Dara residents blocked the Dahr al-Baydar road at Hammana's intersection in protest of waste transfer to their region,” state-run National News Agency reported.

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Policy conflicts
Conflicts associated with political decisions, government or state policies regarding matters of public concern, such as debates concerning law reforms, electoral laws, and protests of the government’s political decisions, among others.