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 Locationsort descending Country Date
National Statistics Institute employees start an open-ended sit-in 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 Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunisia January 31, 2022
Tunisian Chemical Group start a 3-day strike to demand their labour rights Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunisia February 9, 2022
Judges start an open-ended strike initiated by the Association of Tunisian Judges to denounce President Saied's decision to dismiss 57 judges and further control of the judiciary Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances Strike / Strike announcement Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunisia June 6, 2022
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
Post offices employees start a four-day strike to demand better working conditions (more financial resources and staff) after negotiations between their syndicate and authorities in charge failed 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 March 21, 2022
Electricity- and gas-sector workers employed by the Tunisian Company of Electricity and Gas start a two-day strike to demand payment of allowances, better working conditions and implementation of agreements Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunisia March 23, 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
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
Telecom companies end the open-ended strike they started mid-September after reaching an agreement that addresses some of their demands. Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Tunisia October 13, 2021
Domestic gas distributors start a strike to demand the implementation of agreements and after negotiations between their syndicate and authorities in charge failed Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Tunisia March 21, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart