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Conflict Incident Report

Human trafficking ring arrested

Date of incident: 
November 4, 2015
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Lebanese Civilians

South Lebanon Public Prosecutor Judge Rahif Ramadan Tuesday ordered the arrest of a human trafficking ring, the state-run National News Agency reported.
The four-member network is charged with smuggling Palestinians and Syrians illegally to Turkey through the southern coastal town of Sarafand, NNA added.
The detained suspects were identified as Ahmad S., Moustafa K., Amri Y. and Mustafa A.

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Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.