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Conflict Incident Report

Auto check center protest causes huge traffic jam

Date of incident: 
April 16, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 16 Apr 15, a protest over a salary delay at the Vehicle Inspection station in Hadath, east of Beirut, caused a huge traffic jam. The road leading to the center was choked with long queues of vehicles waiting to reach the station’s 36 inspection lanes. The protesters resumed work at 10:00 am after receiving a promise of payment by the facility’s director.

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Conflicts of socio-economic development
Conflicts associated with lack of, or gaps in economic development, opportunities and access to resources.