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Conflict Incident Report

Road block by tenants at Barbir bridge

Date of incident: 
February 17, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 17 Feb 17, the Committee for the Defense of the rights of tenants, under the theme "Protecting the old tenants of eviction”  briefly blocked the road both ways at  Barbir bridge-Beirut to protest against the new law rents.

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
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.