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Conflict Incident Report

Group of Tripoli residents block roads protesting Ziad Alouki's deteriorating health

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tripoli Clashes (starting June 20, 2014)
Date of incident: 
July 9, 2014
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

A number of citizens blocked Tripoli's main road with blazing tires in both directions in protest against the deteriorating health condition of Ziad Alouki, who was imprisoned in Roumieh jail during Tripoli's security incidents, NNA field reporter said. Alouki suffered a heart attack and was rushed to a hospital at dawn on Wednesday. Protesters also tossed four bombs in Abou Ali River, NNA reporter added.

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