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Conflict Incident Report

South Lebanon man murdered his ex-wife

Date of incident: 
September 17, 2017
Death toll: 
1 person
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees
A south Lebanon resident suspected of killing his ex-wife was arrested on the 18th of September after surrendering to authoritie; his former wife, Fatima Khaizaran, was discovered dead on the evening of the 17th  at her house in Sidon’s Haret Saida.
Primary category: 
Secondary Category: 
Gender Based Violence [inc. sexual violence]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.