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Conflict Incident Report

'We Want Accountability' calls for emergency plan to solve garbage crisis

Date of incident: 
October 29, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians

"We Want Accountability" campaign staged a sit-in before the Environment Ministry and called for an emergency plan to lift the garbage off the Lebanese streets.

The campaign also urged people to participate in the march called for by "You Stink" campaign, in a bid to confirm the unity of the popular movement.

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):
Conflicts of socio-economic development
Conflicts associated with lack of, or gaps in economic development, opportunities and access to resources.