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Conflict Incident Report

EDL contract workers block establishment's gates in Sidon

Date of incident: 
July 29, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

NNA - A group of EDL contract workers in Sidon have blocked the establishment's main gates after the health condition of their colleague, Rabih Sayegh, has sharply deteriorated, NNA field reporter said on Friday, reminding that Sayegh has gone on an open food strike until EDL contract workers are granted their full rights. 

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Conflicts of socio-economic development
Conflicts associated with lack of, or gaps in economic development, opportunities and access to resources.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.