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Conflict Incident Report

Lebanese Promise Party protest called for Syrians to leave Lebanon

Date of incident: 
October 14, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
The Lebanese Promise Party held a protest in Mazraat Yeshou, on October 14, calling for the Lebanese government to send Syrian nationals back to their country.
Around 100 protestors gathered wearing identical t-shirts emblazoned with the party’s logo and holding flags and signs that read, “So that we don’t lose Lebanon, negotiate with the Syrian government," referring to current debates between political parties on whether to coordinate with the Syrian regime on the return of refugees.
This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Border conflicts (Syrian border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts arising between rival armed groups along the Lebanese/Syrian borders which involve parties or militant groups from the Lebanese and Syrian side in both Lebanon and Syria. These conflicts also encompass transnational groups (such as faith-based regional groups, e.g. ISIS, al-Nusra Front) that cannot be considered as strictly Syrian, Lebanese or of any other national entity.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.