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Conflict Incident Report

Demonstration in Sanayeh

Date of incident: 
June 9, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 09 June 16, in Sanayeh – Beirut, Lebanese youth gathered to call on the state to put an end to the spreading of arms across the country. Demonstrators urged Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk to spread the authority of security forces across the country to limit sporadic gunfire and neglecting the lives of the victims.

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.