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 101 - 110 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Teachers from Ibn Rachik Secondary School in Ben Arous organise a protest to condemn violence against teachers and to denounce the violent educational environment, after a teacher working in the establishment was assaulted by a student. Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Demonstration Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Ben Arous Tunisia November 9, 2021
Protesters demonstrated in front of the First Instance Court of Ben Arous calling for the release of all those arrested in the recent protest demonstrations Collective / Informal group, CSO Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Ben Arous Tunisia January 28, 2021
Shopkeepers in Ben Gardane stage a sit-in outside the border crossing between Libya and Tunisia to protest against the traffic congestion when crossing the border to enter Tunisia Workers group: Self-employed Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Ben Gardane Tunisia October 28, 2021
Parents of primary school children in the city of Beni Khiar staged a sit-in in front of the school administration closing it, in protest of the school refusing enrolments. Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Beni Khiar Tunisia October 27, 2022
Beni Omar residents block the Bizerte-Ksar Lahmar road to protest the suspension of a project to supply the neighborhood with drinking water Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Beni Omar Tunisia June 30, 2022
Bir El Hafi residents block the Sidi Bouzid-Bir El Hafi road to denounce the lack of medical staff in the local hospital Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Demands for rights / Services N/A Bir El Hafi Tunisia June 4, 2022
Protesters block the Bizerte-Menzel Bourguiba road over the suspicious death of a young man Collective / Informal group Injustice / Perceived injustice Road blockade, Tire burning Other N/A Bizerte Tunisia August 27, 2022
Workers at the ''Siko Frip''factory specialised in second-hand clothes start an open-ended sit-in outside Bizerte governorate to protest obstacles that prevent the factory to resume its work Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Bizerte Tunisia August 21, 2022
Municipal employees strike in Bizerte after the suspension of an employee, and the dismissal of another employee Workers group: Public Sector Injustice / Perceived injustice Strike / Strike announcement Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Bizerte Tunisia November 13, 2021
Parents of students in a primary school in Bizerte stage a sit-in to protest the overcrowding of the school and to demand to accelerate the school maintenance to make more space available Clan member Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Bizerte Tunisia September 22, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart