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
Titlesort descending Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Date
"Yezi Ma Sketna" movement organises a sit-in outside the tax office in Sfax to demand national authorities to preserve the environment and to cancel the decision to reopen Agareb landfill Collective / Informal group Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Sfax Tunisia November 19, 2021
12 unemployed start a hunger strike inside the governorate building in Kasserine to protest against the decision of President Saied to cancel Law No. 38 of 2020 Workers group: Unemployed Policy grievances Hunger Strike Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Kasserine Tunisia November 21, 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
A "Day of Rage" for Latécoère expelled employees 100 Workers group: Other Corporatist grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Industrial zone of Al-Mughaira------ Tunisia March 26, 2021
A demonstration was held at Habib Bourguiba Avenue in Tunis to denounce police violations 180 Collective / Informal group Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly March, Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia June 18, 2021
A demonstration was held by mothers of arrestees denouncing the arbitrary arrests by authorities of their children, including many minors 100 Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia January 22, 2021
A demonstration was held by several civil society organisations and labour unions in central Tunis to commemorate the anniversary of the 2013 killing of a prominent activist and to denounce police abuses 500 Collective / Informal group, CSO Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Other Repression Tunis Tunisia February 6, 2021
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
A demonstration was held in Beja (North West Tunisia ) by civil society organisations and informal collectives against the government and Coronavirus measures announced on Tuesday to curb the spread of the virus 100 Collective / Informal group, CSO Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Beja Tunisia January 17, 2021
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

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart