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Conflict Incident Report

Qobayat announces public mourning on soul of soldier Jean Al Hashem

Date of incident: 
October 17, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Local Residents

The road to Qobayat Square was closed on Friday morning and classes were interrupted after the residents of the town announced public mourning in protest against the martyrdom of soldier Jean Jamal Al-Hashem.
The road was also cut off at Menjez village's entrance as some young men from Bireh were trying to block the main street at the crime scene in solidarity with the Army.

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.