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Conflict Incident Report

Shhim residents protest accumulating waste crisis, block town's main road

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Waste Management Conflict (Starting January 25, 2014)
Date of incident: 
August 3, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

A number of Shhim residents on Monday blocked the town's main road in objection to the accumulating waste crisis, NNA field reporter said. The town's residents demanded a swift solution to the crisis and pushed for immediate action to remove the mounting garbage from the streets.

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.