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Conflict Incident Report

Tents of Syrian refugees burn in Akar

Date of incident: 
December 7, 2014
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Syrian Civilians/Refugees

Anonymous culprits burned a number of tents occupied by Syrian refugees in the town of Mshaha in Akar for the second day in a row, NNA field correspondent reported on Sunday.

Security forces launched an investigation into the arson, while the town's mayor sternly censured the attack.

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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.
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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.