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Conflict Incident Report

Public Transportation Union demonstration

Date of incident: 
October 6, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 06 Oct 16, the Public Transportation Union organized several protests all over the country to demand the cancellation of the mandatory vehicle mechanical check-up. At around 10hrs, the demonstrators arrived to Sanayeh Area, Hamra - Beirut in front of the Ministry of Interior and blocked the road. At 12:00hrs, the demonstrators left Hamra area and the road was reopened.

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.