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Conflict Incident Report

Siege of Dbayeh camp

Associated Timeline/Case: 
The Two-Year War: February 1975– December 1976
Date of incident: 
January 12, 1976
Actors/Parties Involved: 
National Liberal Party (NLP)
Lebanese Kataeb Party

The Kataeb and PNL laid siege to the camp of Dbayeh, inhabited by around 1,500 Palestinian refugees, a majority of whom were Christian, in the eastern suburbs of Beirut. The militias entered the camp two days later.

Primary category: 
Clashes/Armed Conflict