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Conflict Incident Report

Families of detained Islamists cut off Abou Ali River highway

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tripoli Clashes (starting June 20, 2014)
Date of incident: 
April 24, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

NNA - Families of the Islamists detained at Roumieh prison cut off the road at Abou Ali River roundabout and called to let them see their sons and provide medical assistance to those in need. The army imposed a security cordon in said scene, and diverted traffic to other routes. The highway was reopened after some hours as reported by the NNA correspondent.

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.