Mapping of Collective Actions in Tunisia

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 Lebanon Support.

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 Lebanon Support’s team.

Information sources: Media reports, NGO reports, aid actors reports, as well as first-hand data collected by the Lebanon Support team.

Period covered by data collection: December 23rd, 2019 - till present.

Displaying 1 - 10 of 159
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
Retired contract workers stage a sit-in in front of Beja governorate headquarters to recover the money owed to them Workers group: Retirees Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Beja Tunisia October 21, 2021
Employees of the Environment, Plantation and Gardening company in Kebili march from the regional Tunisian Labor Union building to the governorate building to demand the payment of their unpaid wages for the month of September Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Kebili Tunisia October 21, 2021
Employees of El Kawafel company in Sidi Bouzid start a two-day strike to demand a raise in the number of buses and the return of some inter-regional lines Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Sidi Bouzid Tunisia October 21, 2021
Teachers in a primary school in Djerba start an open-ended strike to protest against an ongoing investigation of schoolgirls harassment by the school principal Workers group: School teachers / University professors Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Djerba Tunisia October 21, 2021
Families of missing migrants who disappeared while trying to emigrate stage a sit-in outside Mahdia Governorate headquarters to demand authorities to intensify their search operation after a boat carrying migrants sank Clan member Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Mahdia Tunisia October 20, 2021
Unemployed stage a sit-in on Government Square in Tunis to demand the President of the Republic to activate the provisions of Law No. 38 of 2020 Workers group: Unemployed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia October 20, 2021
Teachers in a primary school in Beja stage a sit-in to protest against the verbal assault of a teacher by the parent of a pupil Workers group: School teachers / University professors Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Other N/A Beja Tunisia October 20, 2021
Protesters demonstrate outside of Al Fateh mosque in Tunis against the measures taken by President Saied on July 25 and more recently on September 22 Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia October 15, 2021
Journalists stage a sit-in in front of the National Syndicate of Tunisian Journalists building to protest against the incitement against them and attacks they face when reporting on the field Workers group: Union / Syndicate Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Other N/A Tunis Tunisia October 14, 2021
Journalists and employees of El Kef Radio stage a sit-in in front of the Radio building to protest against the incitement against them and attacks they face when reporting on the field Workers group: Self-employed Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Other N/A El Kef Tunisia October 14, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart