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Conflict Incident Report

EDL contract workers block Tyre company's main entrance

Associated Timeline/Case: 
EDL Conflict (starting July 11, 2014)
Date of incident: 
September 4, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
EDL workers

EDL part-timers on Thursday blocked Tyre company's main entrance with blazing tires in an attempt to relay their rage at their work conditions. The contract workers later reopened the main gate after being pressured by the Internal Security Forces.

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.