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 219
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Countrysort descending Date
An open sit-in in Al-Hawaidiyah was held demanding the closure of the stones gravel causing the pollution of the water 50 Collective / Informal group, CSO Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure, Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Al-Hawaidiyah (Tabaraka governorate) Tunisia December 23, 2019
A demonstration was held in Tabarka demanding the improvement in catastrophic working conditions 100 Collective / Informal group, CSO Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure, Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services Demonstration Demands for rights / Services N/A Tabarka governorate Tunisia February 15, 2020
A demonstration was held in Tunis calling for the adoption of a law which guarantees jobs for long-term unemployed diploma holders 500 Collective / Informal group, CSO Corporate grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice March Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia June 18, 2020
A demonstration was held in Tatatouine calling for state investment and employment 200 Collective / Informal group, CSO Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in, Road blockade Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Repression, Bargaining Tataouine Tunisia June 21, 2020
An open sit-in was held by the "Union of Unemployed PhD Graduates" calling for the improvement and valorization of their employment status 50 Collective / Informal group, CSO Corporate grievances Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Tunis Tunisia June 29, 2020
The residents of Oulad Nasr, a village in Kairouane governorate, blocked National Road Number 3, demanding access to clean and fresh water 50 Collective / Informal group, CSO Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Oulad Nasr Tunisia August 10, 2020
LGBT activists and CSO in Tunisia protested, amidst hundreds of other demonstrators, against a draft law that would grant security forces legal immunity from prosecution for the use of force 400 Collective / Informal group, CSO Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Tunis Tunisia October 6, 2020
Crédif held an online awareness-raising campaign on cyber-violence against women Campaign Corporate grievances Online campaign Support of a cause N/A Online Tunisia October 19, 2020
Healthcare staff held a demonstration demanding urgent reforms in the healthcare sector, and calling on the government to commit to immediately fixing basic facilities in public hospitals. 500 Workers group: Healthcare workers Corporate grievances Demonstration Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia December 8, 2020
A demonstration was held by site-workers in response to an agreement reached by the government and the UGTT to resolve their precarious conditions 300 Workers group: Unemployed Corporate grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia December 9, 2020

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart