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Conflict Incident Report
Demonstration in Barja
Date of incident:
January 18, 2016
Number of Injured:
On 18 Jan 16, at 1400hrs, in Barja, a demonstration was held in support of the civil defense members in order to prevent them from going to Syria and working with humanitarian agencies there. http://nna-leb.gov.lb/ar/show-news/201243/18-2016
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary):
Conflicts associated with political decisions, government or state policies regarding matters of public concern, such as debates concerning law reforms, electoral laws, and protests of the government’s political decisions, among others.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Border conflicts (Syrian border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts arising between rival armed groups along the Lebanese/Syrian borders which involve parties or militant groups from the Lebanese and Syrian side in both Lebanon and Syria. These conflicts also encompass transnational groups (such as faith-based regional groups, e.g. ISIS, al-Nusra Front) that cannot be considered as strictly Syrian, Lebanese or of any other national entity.