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Conflict Incident Report

School teachers protest in North Lebanon

Date of incident: 
October 14, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

On 14 Oct 16, Public school teachers from the northern city of Tripoli held a demonstration against their dismal working conditions. The protest took place in front of the city’s educational center, where teachers cut off the road to passing cars in the presence of Internal Security Forces, who were deployed at the scene.

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.