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Conflict Incident Report

Public school teachers protested in Riad al-Solh

Date of incident: 
March 6, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 06 Mar 17, in Riad al-Solh – Downtown – Beirut, the Public Schools Teachers Association staged a sit-in in parallel with a parliamentary joint committee meeting in Nejmeh Square in order to press the government into approving the long-stalled scale.

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.