Problem

Illegal roadblocks

Nature:
Roadblocks may be set up by para-military, guerrilla and other groups as a means of exercising an unauthorized toll on traffic. Payment is extorted under the threat of death.
Incidence:
Tend to occur in countries where the central government does not exercise effective control over isolated roads (enabling banditry to survive) or where isolated military forces are not effectively controlled.
Values:
Illegality
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET