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Conflict Incident Report

Young men block Labweh road protesting Army measures

Associated Timeline/Case: 
Arsal Conflict (starting August 2, 2014)
Date of incident: 
December 29, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
Syrian Civilians/Refugees

Labweh road leading to Arsal has been blocked by a group of young Lebanese and Syrian men protesting Army measures to inspect every car heading to Arsal outskirts, as well as a decision to limit access to the region by only allowing query owners to enter as of the beginning of 2015.
It is to note that the Lebanese Army has taken those strict measures in an attempt to preserve Arsal security and protect it from militants.
Labweh road leading to Arsal has been blocked by a group of young Lebanese and

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):
Border conflicts (Syrian border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts arising between rival armed groups along the Lebanese/Syrian borders which involve parties or militant groups from the Lebanese and Syrian side in both Lebanon and Syria. These conflicts also encompass transnational groups (such as faith-based regional groups, e.g. ISIS, al-Nusra Front) that cannot be considered as strictly Syrian, Lebanese or of any other national entity.