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Conflict Incident Report

Jdita/Shtoura highway blocked due to kidnapping of soldiers

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Arsal Conflict (starting August 2, 2014)
Date of incident: 
September 7, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Families of abducted soldiers [Arsal Clashes]

Jdita-Shtoura highway, has been blocked to traffic in protest against continued kidnapping of army soldiers by gunmen.
A number of cars parked in the middle blocked traffic in both directions.

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.