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Conflict Incident Report

Christians leave the Chouf region

Associated Timeline/Case: 
An Untenable Truce | January, 1977 to December, 1982
Date of incident: 
June 1, 1975 to August 30, 1977

Between the summer of 1975 and 1977, as a result of successive attacks that terrorized the population, around 260,000 people (more than 60 percent of the region’s Christians) left.