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 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
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
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
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

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart