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Conflict Incident Report

Female relatives of ex-MP Yaacoub block old airport road

Date of incident: 
June 4, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 04 May 16, the mother of former MP Hasan Yaacoub led a march of female protesters who cut off the old airport road to demand his release. The women reopened the road several hours later but remained camped outside the religious center.

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.