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Conflict Incident Report

Tabbaneh, Qobbeh road blocked in protest at Michel Samaha release

Date of incident: 
January 14, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

Tabbaneh-Qobbeh road in Tripoli were blocked tonight with blazing tires in protest at the release of former minister Michel Samaha, National News Agency correspondent reported on Thursday.

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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.