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Conflict Incident Report

Thousands Rally in Sidon for Hamas 30th anniversary

Date of incident: 
December 18, 2017
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

Thousands of Palestinians from across Lebanon’s refugee camps gathered in Sidon to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Hamas Movement.

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Border conflicts (Israeli border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts instigated by Israeli intrusions on Lebanese national territories, airspace, and territorial waters. While there currently is no Israeli military occupation on Lebanese soil, these events are classified as violations of Lebanese sovereignty and are indicative of the continuous tensions between Lebanon and Israel.