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Conflict Incident Report

Road block of Birqayel in protest of power cuts

Date of incident: 
December 8, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 08 Dec 15, a number of citizens blocked the main road of Berqayel with burning tires to protest against the power shortages imposed on the town. Protesters demanded EDL to treattheir town and neighboring villages just like any other Lebanese regions.

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):
Conflicts of socio-economic development
Conflicts associated with lack of, or gaps in economic development, opportunities and access to resources.