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Conflict Incident Report

Tripoli protesters set up tents near Abu Ali roundabout

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Tripoli Clashes (starting June 20, 2014)
Date of incident: 
July 9, 2014

The families of prisoner Ziad Alouki and others that had been arrested during Tripoli's security incidents on Wednesday set up four tents near Tripoli's Abu Ali roundabout, objecting the continuing arrest of their sons in Roumieh prison. The road remained blocked in both directions with rocks, garbage containers and a number of trucks.

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
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.