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Conflict Incident Report
Gathering in Beirut
Date of incident:
December 13, 2015
Number of Injured:
Families of abducted soldiers [Arsal Clashes]
n 13 Dec 15, in Riad El Solh Square – Beirut, families of the abducted LAF/ISF members held by ISIS, gathered to demand their release after they have been kidnapped for 500 days.
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary):
Border conflicts (Syrian border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts arising between rival armed groups along the Lebanese/Syrian borders which involve parties or militant groups from the Lebanese and Syrian side in both Lebanon and Syria. These conflicts also encompass transnational groups (such as faith-based regional groups, e.g. ISIS, al-Nusra Front) that cannot be considered as strictly Syrian, Lebanese or of any other national entity.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.