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Conflict Incident Report

Demonstration in Beirut

Date of incident: 
January 26, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 26 Jan 17, in Beirut, tenant committees blocked the bustling main street in Hamra in protest of the newly amended 2014 rent law.

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Policy conflicts
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.