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Conflict Incident Report

Road blocked in Zouk Michael

Date of incident: 
April 25, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 25 Apr 15, at 1526hrs, in Zouk Michael, hundreds of Mount Lebanon residents briefly blocked the main highway to protest the high levels of toxic emissions emitted from the nearby power plant.

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Conflicts of socio-economic development
Conflicts associated with lack of, or gaps in economic development, opportunities and access to resources.