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Conflict Incident Report

Riot police blocks road in front of parliament

Date of incident: 
November 5, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Civil Movement for Accountability

A force from the riot police closed a while ago the maritime road in front of the parliament to prevent protesters of the Civil Activists Movement from heading towards Nejmeh Square.
The step aimed at preventing protestors from marching towards the house of parliament.

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):
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.