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Conflict Incident Report

Road block in Arida/Akkar

Date of incident: 
May 15, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 15 May 16, at 0950hrs, in Arida-Akkar, citizens from the area blocked the International Highway before Arida border cross to protest against the arrest of their fisherman relatives and friends by LAF. At 12:33hrs, the road was re-opened.

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.