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Conflict Incident Report

Clash in Qobbeh, security forces arrest involved persons

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tripoli Clashes (starting June 20, 2014)
Date of incident: 
July 2, 2014

NNA - A clash broke out on Wednesday between a number of people in Tripoli's Qobbeh, as the NNA correspondent reported. Security forces rushed to the clash scene and arrested the people involved. The families of those arrested gathered in front of the ISF's barrack in protest of the detention operation.

Primary category: 
Clashes/Armed Conflict
Secondary Category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
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.