Mapping of Collective Actions in Tunisia
Publication Date: 2019
The mapping of collective actions in Tunisia tracks mobilisations by groups of people whose goal is to achieve a common objective.
Each mapped collective action is based on a typology devised by the Centre for Social Sciences Research and Action.
The objective of this database is to explore collective actions by providing accurate data and relevant information on mobilisations happening in the country.
Explore the interactive charts below the table.
Data collection for this mapping is done by the CeSSRA team.
Information sources: Media reports, NGO reports, aid actors reports, as well as first-hand data collected by the CeSSRA team.
Period covered by data collection: December 23rd, 2019 - till present.
|Title||Actors / Mobilising structures||Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA||Mode of action||Objective||State response||Location||Country||Date|
|Individual taxi owners stage a strike due to the government's refusal to acknowledge their concerns on the transportation application.||Workers group: Other||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Strike / Strike announcement||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 16, 2023|
|In observance of January 14, 2011, LTDH, ATFD, and FTDES organized a demonstration outside the SNJT headquarters to recall the demands of the Revolution and denounce any forms of limits on rights and freedoms.||Political Party||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Demonstration||Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system)||N/A||SNJT headquarters.||Tunisia||January 14, 2023|
|Supporters of Salvation Front demonstrated at Habib Bourguiba Avenue, calling on President Kais Saied to quit, shouting slogans denouncing his policies.||Political Party||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system)||Repression||Habib Bourguiba Avenue||Tunisia||January 14, 2023|
|Attayar, FDTL, Joumhouri Workers' Party, and Al Qotb supporters held a demonstration in front of Tunis's Municipal Theatre, demanding the resignation of the president and calling for an early election.||Political Party||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system)||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 14, 2023|
|Workers of the Environment, Planting and Gardening Company in the city of Kebili stage a sit-in, demanding their unpaid salaries.||Workers group: Agriculture workers||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Kebili||Tunisia||January 13, 2023|
|Retirees carried out a sit-in in the capital demanding an improvement in their social conditions and the payment of all their remaining dues.||Workers group: Retirees||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 12, 2023|
|lawyers and representatives of organizations and parties, demonstrated in front of Tunis Courthouse to show solidarity with activist Ayachi Hammami as he faces trial after spreading false rumors.||Workers group: Union / Syndicate||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 10, 2023|
|Workers of the "Ben Bashir" sugar factory stage a sit-in in front of the factory and blocked the roads demanding the payment of their wages.||Workers group: Other||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Road blockade||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 8, 2023|
|Leaders and supporters of Ennahdha, demonstrated outside the seat of the Justice Ministry against the imprisonment of the party's Vice-President Ali Larayedh, claiming he is being detained "without any legal basis."||Political Party||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 6, 2023|
|Lawyers demonstrated in courts to express their opposition to the Finance Law of 2023.||Workers group: Union / Syndicate||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 6, 2023|