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Conflict Incident Report

Young men block road in Baalbek's Douris, security forces reopen it

Date of incident: 
February 29, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
Lebanese Civilians
ISF(internal security forces)

NNA - A number of young Hezbollah supporters on Monday blocked the southern entrance of Baalbeck near Douris town intersection, protesting the program which was recently broadcasted by MBC Channel mocking Hezbollah, NNA reporter said.

Protestors attempted to block road with burning tires; however, security forces managed to reopen said road.

Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Secondary Category: 
Military/Security Forces Deployment
Classification of conflict (primary): 
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.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
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.