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Conflict Incident Report

Halba Qobayat Highway cutoff in solidarity with the Army

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Arsal Conflict (starting August 2, 2014)
Date of incident: 
September 6, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Local Residents

Halba-Qobayat Highway has been cut-off to traffic at the crossroads leading to the town of Kousha, in solidarity with the Lebanese Army and in condemnation of alleged news of the slaughter of a second Lebanese soldier at the hands of "Daesh".

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.