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Conflict Incident Report

FPM supporters in new motorized protest from Baouchrieh to Tabaris

Date of incident: 
July 15, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Free Patriotic Movement

On 15 July 15, supporters of the Free Patriotic Movement staged a new motorized protest. Around seventy vehicles carrying FPM supporters headed in a convoy from the Mirna Chalouhi area to Ashrafieh. The protesters distributed leaflets explaining their demands and grievances. The FPM's universities official stated that the movement's protests are spontaneous and not confined to a certain time or place.

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.