You are here

Conflict Incident Report

EDL day workers cut Zahle, Rashaya roads with burning tires

Associated Timeline/Case: 
EDL Conflict (starting July 11, 2014)
Date of incident: 
November 10, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
EDL - Electricite du Liban
EDL workers

Electricite Du Liban day workers and bills collectors burned tires in the middle of the road in Rashaya. They also cut off Zahle highway in one direction in response to the director general's decision to render only part of the day-workers full-timers. Protesters also burned tires in front of the company's building in Sidon and blocked the road for a period of time.

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.