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Conflict Incident Report
Kurds rally to support referendum
On 17 Sep 17, a group of Kurds residing in Lebanon gathered to express their support for Iraqi Kurdistan’s upcoming independence referendum, set for later this month. Waving the Kurdish flag as Kurdish music blasted through the buffers set out in Downtown's Martyrs' Square, scores of people rallied to support the independence referendum called for by the President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, Massoud Barzani, which will be held on Sept. 25.