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Conflict Incident Report

Security measures around the American Embassy due to protests

Date of incident: 
December 10, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
​تدابير أمنية​ مشددة يفرضها الجيش في محيط ​السفارة الاميركية​ في عوكر تسبق التظاهرة الاحتجاجية على قرار الرئيس الاميركي دوناد ترامب حول ​القدس​.
Primary category: 
Military/Security Forces Deployment
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Conflicts of social discrimination
Violent and unjust treatment of different categories of people and individuals based on race, age, gender or sexuality, committed by the State, groups and individuals, related to a lack of protection and rights, inefficiency of the Justice system and persisting social and economic vulnerabilities.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Border conflicts (Israeli border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts instigated by Israeli intrusions on Lebanese national territories, airspace, and territorial waters. While there currently is no Israeli military occupation on Lebanese soil, these events are classified as violations of Lebanese sovereignty and are indicative of the continuous tensions between Lebanon and Israel.