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Conflict Incident Report

Spokesman of Islamist detainees' families arrested in Bebnine

Date of incident: 
March 15, 2018
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Lebanese Military Intelligence

An army Intelligence patrol arrested this morning the spokesperson of the families of the Islamist detainees in the north, Sheikh Ahmad Chemali, in the Akkar town of Bebnine, National News Agency correspondent reported.

Subsequently, the families issued a statement urging the competent authorities for immediate interference to release Chemali; a sit-in will be observed next.

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Classification of conflict (primary): 
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.
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.