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.

Displaying 1 - 10 of 476
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
Contract teachers start an open-ended sit-in in front of the headquarters of the regional delegation of Education in Sidi Bouzid to protest the delay in the payment of their salaries. Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Sidi Bouzid Tunisia May 16, 2022
Employees of taxes and taxes collection offices in the governorate of Kasserine stage daily sit-ins outside their offices for one week to demand the Ministry of Finance the payment of a due grant Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Kasserine Tunisia May 16, 2022
Free Destourian Party members demonstrate outside the International Union of Muslim Scholars in Tunis to demand its closure and to hold the corrupted accountable Political Party Policy grievances, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia May 15, 2022
Local residents stage a sit-in outside Medenine University hospital to demand better health services Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Medenine Tunisia May 15, 2022
Supporters of Ennahdha party, "Citizens against the Coup" movement, the "National Salvation Front" & several other political parties stage a sit-in against President Saied at Habib Bourguiba Avenue and demand his departure Collective / Informal group, Political Party Policy grievances Sit-in Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system) N/A Tunis Tunisia May 15, 2022
Activists are arrested and prevented from staging a demonstration to demand the criminalisation of the normalisation with Israel CSO Regional / Political grievances Demonstration Support of a cause Repression Tunis Tunisia May 14, 2022
Employees of taxes and taxes collection offices in the governorate of Sidi Bouzid strike for 2 hours to demand Ministry of Finance the payment of a due grant Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Sidi Bouzid Tunisia May 13, 2022
Unemployed and the local branch of the Tunisian General Labour Union stage a sit-in outside the El Amra municipality to demand job opportunities Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A El Amra Tunisia May 12, 2022
Civil society activists stage a sit-in outside El Amra municipality to demand the dissolution of the municipal council that fail to improve social and environmental conditions CSO Policy grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A El Amra Tunisia May 12, 2022
Tunisian Union of Agriculture organises a sit-in to protest the government's procrastination in addressing their demands to restructure the union and the sector Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Agriculture workers Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia May 12, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart