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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrest man who forced daughter into begging

Date of incident: 
January 9, 2017
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Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
Internal Security Forces (ISF)

On 09 Jan 17 , Internal Security Forces (ISF) in Abi Samra - Tripoli arrested a father for beating up his daughter, 10, to force her to beg on the streets. He had allegedly tortured his daughter and physically abused her in order to force her to beg on the streets.

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Secondary Category: 
Gender Based Violence [inc. sexual violence]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.