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Conflict Incident Report

Families of kidnapped soldiers reopen BCD roads

Date of incident: 
December 6, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Families of abducted soldiers [Arsal Clashes]

Following a meeting with Public Health Minister, Wael Abu Faour, Saturday evening, families of the abducted soldiers have re-opened the roads to Saifi, Beirut Port and Annahar Newspaper Building after cutting them off for several hours earlier during the day, NNA correspondent reported.

The families returned to their sit-in tents at Riad el-Solh Square, where they are currently discussing their upcoming moves.

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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.