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Conflict Incident Report

EDL Part timers stage sit-in at EDL premises

Associated Timeline/Case: 
EDL Conflict (starting July 11, 2014)
Date of incident: 
August 25, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
EDL workers

Electricité Du Liban (EDL) continued on Tuesday their peaceful sit-in inside EDL's premises and did not allow EDL employees to enter their offices. The field reporter added that part-timers committee secretary, Bilal Bajouk, announced that "Labor Minister Sejaan Kazzi will meet a delegation from the committee today (Tuesday) before noon." Bajouk said that their move aimed at meeting their demands, stressing that it is peaceful and away from any political polarization.

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.