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Conflict Incident Report

Kataeb Students Stage Demo over Trash Crisis, Demand Resignation of CDR Head

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Waste Management Conflict (Starting January 25, 2014)
Date of incident: 
February 28, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Kataeb Party

On 28 Feb 16, the student department of the Lebanese Phalanges Party marched from Saifi to the government's headquarters and the Council for Reconstruction and Development to condemn the authorities' failure to resolve the waste management crisis that has been running since last summer. The students also staged a sit in outside the Grand Serail, amid strict security measures by anti-riot police. They demanded the resignation of CDR Chief Nabil al-Jisr if he does not want to perform his duties.

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.