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Conflict Incident Report
Zahrani Municipality workers staged sit-in
Date of incident:
August 17, 2017
Number of Injured:
Zahrani Municipality workers and employees staged an early morning sit-in in front of the local municipality building to protest the late payment of their wages.
The protestors closed off roads leading to the municipality building with cars and trucks, raising the skips of the trucks and holding banners announcing that their wages hadn’t been paid in months.
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary):
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.