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Conflict Incident Report

Road blocked in Muhammara - Akkar

Date of incident: 
February 4, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 04 Feb 17, at around 1000hrs, in Muhammara - Akkar, farmers blocked the northern International Highway calling for government assistance in the face of increased business pressures locally and regionally and protesting the influx of foreign goods into the Lebanese markets

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