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Conflict Incident Report

The arrest of 19 people for committing criminal acts

Date of incident: 
April 20, 2015
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On 20 Apr 15, the Directorate General of Public Security issued a statement that under the supervision of Public Prosecutions, ISF managed to arrest of a number of people on charges of committing criminal acts as follow: 10 People forging false travel documents to facilitate the movement of people from Lebanon to Europe, Asia and African nations. 8 Persons arrested for smuggling people from or into Lebanon illegally. One person arrested for security reasons.

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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.