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Conflict Incident Report

Supporters of Yacoub reach Palace of Justice

Date of incident: 
December 18, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

NNA - Hundreds of supporters of former MP, Hassan Yacoub, are currently assembled in front of the Palace of Justice, pending the meeting of solidarity demanded by his family and friends at 2:00 p.m., protesting what they have described as "an arbitrary arrest", NNA field reporter said on Friday.

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.