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Conflict Incident Report

Rafic Hariri Hospital's employees mobilize in front of Finance Ministry

Date of incident: 
May 14, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Army

NNA - The employees of Rafic Hariri university governmental hospital on Thursday gathered in front of the Ministry of Finance, in a step to protest the failure to earn their salaries and wages.
"Within the frame of the series of protests, our mobilization today comes after we mobilized in front of the Ministry of Public Health, with the only aim to provide us with stability in our jobs and with our salaries and wages," the committee of the hospitals' employees and workers said in a statement today.
"We hope that the government would reach a solution in order that we should receive our wages on a monthly basis," they added.
They called upon the Minister of Finance to collaborate with the Ministry of Public Health in that respect.

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Conflicts of socio-economic development
Conflicts associated with lack of, or gaps in economic development, opportunities and access to resources.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.