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 111 - 120 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort descending
A protest took place today in Takelsa, Nabeul governorate for the second day in a row following a clash between a group of holidaymakers and customers at a cafe Collective / Informal group Injustice / Perceived injustice Road blockade Other N/A Nabeul Tunisia July 22, 2021
Protests were held across several cities to denounce the corruption and ineptitude of the political class. Ennahda's offices were targeted by the protesters. Protesters demanded the departure of the government and the dissolution of the House of People's Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability March, Demonstration Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system) Repression Tunis, Sousse, Tozeur, Kebili, Siliana, Monastir, Sfax, Kairouan, Nabeul, Sidi Bouzid, Gafsa, El Kef, Nabeul Tunisia July 25, 2021
Protesters roadblock in Zriba to demand the authorities to implement their promises regarding the cleaning and reviving of the irrigated area built on the Bouachir Dam Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Zriba Tunisia July 25, 2021
Supporters of Ennahdha party demonstrated outside the gate of the Bardo Palace and tried to force their way into parliament Political Party Policy grievances Demonstration, Building blockade / Occupation Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Tunis Tunisia July 26, 2021
Following President Kais Saied delacaration of freezing the patliament, lifting all MP's immunity and assuming the presidency of the executive, hundreds of Tunisians demonstrated in support of his decisions Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Demonstration Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Manouba, Siliana, Bizerte, TunisTozeur, Sousse, Monastir, El Kef, Sfax, Siliana, Kairouan, Nabeul, Sidi Bouzid, Gafsa Tunisia July 27, 2021
Protesters stage a “Leave and Accountability sit-in” in front of the Sfax municipality headquarters, to collect signatures to withdraw confidence from the mayor of Sfax and its members. Collective / Informal group Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Sit-in Protest of a public statement / Public representation N/A Sfax Tunisia August 3, 2021
Residents of Amdoun delegation rom Beja governorate demonstrated in front of the delegation's headquarters Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Demonstration Demands for rights / Services N/A Beja Tunisia August 4, 2021
Clashes took place between residents of the town of Nasrallah, in the governorate of Kairouane and the police upon the organisation of a demonstration Collective / Informal group Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Kairouane Tunisia August 5, 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
Dozens of mothers whose children went missing after irregular migration trips across the sea to Italy since 2011 held a protest outside the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tunis to demand disclosing the fate of their sons. Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Support of a cause, Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia August 17, 2021


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Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

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