You are here

Conflict Incident Report

Palestinian force deploys in Mieh w Mieh camp

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tensions at Ain el-Helweh (starting August 7, 2014)
Date of incident: 
March 11, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Security Committee

The Supreme Palestinian Security Committee overseeing the stability of refugee camps held a meeting on Wednesday in Mieh w Mieh Palestinian refugee camp in Sidon.

The meeting had been an occasion to discuss the formation of a joint Palestinian security force in Mieh w Mieh camp.

It has been agreed in a statement issued at the end of the meeting to deploy in Mieh w Mieh camp a joint Palestinian security force of 40 officers.

A similar meeting will be held in Beirut soon to discuss the formation of a security force in Beirut camps as well.

Primary category: 
Militant Deployment
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.