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Conflict Incident Report

Open sit-in by citizens in front of Al Naameh waste dump

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Waste Management Conflict (Starting January 25, 2014)
Date of incident: 
September 10, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 10 Sep 15, at 1800hrs, a group of citizens gathered in front of Al Naameh trash waste dump to protest against the decision of minister Mr. Chahayeb of reopening it for 7 days. The sit in was carried out with the presence of security measures taken by ISF and police Municipality.

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Secondary Category: 
Military/Security Forces Deployment
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Conflicts of socio-economic development
Conflicts associated with lack of, or gaps in economic development, opportunities and access to resources.
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.