The Italian unit of United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon organized a training workshop Tuesday for Lebanese Army officers on riot policing and control.

The training was held at UNIFIL’s office in Mansourieh and was titled “Riot and Violence Control.” It was managed by a maneuver and immediate intervention expertise team from the Italian force’s Rimahi Novara unit.

The training introduced Army soldiers to the tactics and methods utilized to control crowds in cases of significant threat to the general order. It included both theoretical and practical lessons centered on capacity building and skills development. […]