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Conflict Incident Report

Armenians protest Turkish designer at a fashion show in Beirut

Date of incident: 
October 10, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

About 60 young Armenian protested the presence of Turkish designers at the L.I.P.S Management first “Designers and Brands” show taking place at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Beirut.

The group gathered at the entrance of the Four Seasons Hotel around 7:50 p.m., as part of their mobilisation to stop the denial of the Armenian genocide. Protesters flashed their signs chanting in English and Arabic remaining peaceful.

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.