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||Date|
|Employees who work for 9 companies that collect, transport and treat hazardous medical waste strike to demand their dues to the Health ministry||Workers group: Other||Policy grievances||Strike / Strike announcement||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunisia||July 15, 2022|
|Supporters of ''Citizens against the Coup'', members of Parliament and opposition activists start a hunger-strike at the Movement Party headquarters to protest the measures taken by President Saied on July 25 and on September 22, and extended on December||Political Party, CSO||Policy grievances||Hunger Strike||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunisia||December 23, 2021|
|56 detainees in Tunisian jails hunger strike to demand their release||Other||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Hunger Strike||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunisia||November 17, 2021|
|The basic union of aircraft technicians holds a strike after the failure of the conciliation meeting between the Ministry of Transport and the union||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Tunisia||September 9, 2022|
|Goods and fuel transport sector workers start a three-day-long strike to demand their labour rights||Workers group: Other||Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Strike / Strike announcement||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunisia||January 6, 2022|
|National Statistics Institute employees start a strike to demand their labour rights and better working conditions||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Strike / Strike announcement||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Tunisia||January 18, 2022|
|The Workers' Party stages a sit-in outside the Municipal theatre in Sfax to demand the fall of the current corrupted system||Political Party||Policy grievances, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability||Sit-in||Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system)||N/A||Tunisia||January 16, 2022|
|Students boycott exams in several universities to denounce their university administrations' refusal to extend the review period by another week||Students and/or student’s unions and clubs||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Civil disobedience||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunisia||January 3, 2022|
|Municipal agents start a 2-day strike nationwide to demand better working conditions||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Strike / Strike announcement||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Tunisia||February 21, 2022|
|Security forces members in Tunisia wear red armbands for three days to demand the payment of their dues||Workers group: Security / Military forces||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Other||Demands for rights / Services||Bargaining||Tunisia||February 12, 2022|