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 11 - 20 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Doctors strike nationwide to demand reforms of their status and benefits. The strike is organised by the Union of Public Health Doctors Pharmacists and Dentists. Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Healthcare workers 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 25, 2022
Post offices employees start a three-day-long strike nationwide 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
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
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
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
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
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

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart