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Conflict Incident Report

EDL Contract Workers Protest Near Company Premises

Date of incident: 
January 9, 2018
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
EDL workers

Electricite du Liban daily contract workers staged a sit-in on near the company's premises to pressure the government into a long-standing demand that makes them full-time employees and to protest the finance ministry's failure to address their concerns during its meeting the previous day.


This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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.