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.
|Title||Actors / Mobilising structures||Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA||Mode of action||Objective||State response||Location||Country||Date|
|The "Coalition of the Right to Housing and the City" called for a solidarity sit-in in front of the evacuated house of Mrs. Trabelsi||Collective / Informal group||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Support of a cause||N/A||Ariana||Tunisia||June 18, 2021|
|The Free Destourien Party held a sit-in protest at the Municipal Theatre on Habib Bourguiba Street in Tunis protesting perceived government discrimination against the party||Political Party||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||June 19, 2021|
|Unionized workers at public banks and financial institutions hold two-day strike||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other||Corporate grievances||Strike / Strike announcement||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||July 5, 2021|
|A solidarity demonstration was held with Olad Juballah residents||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Mellouleche||Tunisia||February 17, 2021|
|A solidarity demonstration was held in front of the Mellouleche district building, a few kilometers south of Mahdia, protesting the violent police repression against the farmers of Olad Juballah||Collective / Informal group||Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Mellouleche||Tunisia||February 18, 2021|
|A protest rally was held outside the headquarters of the Tunis Afrique-Presse (TAP) agency to denounce the "parachuted" appointments to head the agency||Workers group: Other||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||April 15, 2021|
|Several people demonstrated in front of the Prime Ministerìs office in downtown Tunis in support of Palestine||Collective / Informal group||Regional / Political grievances||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||May 11, 2021|
|The "Tunisian Civil Coalition Against Normalisation" organised a rally protest to demand the enaction of law which criminalizes normalisation with the Zionist enemy||Campaign||Regional / Political grievances||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||August 9, 2021|
|A mass rally was held in Tunis to support Palestine||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Political Party||Regional / Political grievances||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||May 15, 2021|
|Civil society organisations and political parties organised a protest in support of Palestine held in front of the Parliament||CSO||Regional / Political grievances||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||May 18, 2021|