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Conflict Incident Report

Palestinians block UNRWA training center in south Lebanon

Date of incident: 
February 17, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

Palestinian refugees held a demonstration Wednesday outside a U.N. training center southeast of Beirut, protesting against recent aid cuts made by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, al-Jadeed TV reported.
A media report said that protesters blocked the entrance of UNRWA’s Siblin Training Center in the Chouf. Palestinian refugees also prevented employees and vehicles from entering UNRWA’s main offices in Beirut.

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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Conflicts of socio-economic development
Conflicts associated with lack of, or gaps in economic development, opportunities and access to resources.