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 Locationsort descending Country Date
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
Protesters block the Bizerte-Menzel Bourguiba road after they lost contact with young men of the area who attempted to cross the Mediterranean Collective / Informal group Injustice / Perceived injustice Road blockade, Tire burning Other N/A Bizerte Tunisia August 29, 2022
Contract workers coming from different governorates march to the border crossing with Algeria in Bou Chebka and stage a sit-in to demand the regularization of their employment status Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights March Demands for rights / Services N/A Bou Chebka Tunisia January 17, 2022
Protesters block the Sfax-Bou Hajla road over power cuts Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Demands for rights / Services N/A Bou Hajla Tunisia August 20, 2022
Bou Hajla residents block the Bou Hajla-Echrarda road to demand authorities to set up speed reducers on the roads to reduce traffic accidents in the area Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade, Tire burning Demands for rights / Services N/A Bou Hajla Tunisia September 6, 2022
Bouchamma residents block several roads to protest the prolonged cut-off of drinking water Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Demands for rights / Services N/A Bouchamma Tunisia April 11, 2022
Bousalem residents stage a sit-in to protest the pollution in the area which threatens the environment and their health Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Bousalem Tunisia September 9, 2022
Families of missing migrants who disappeared while trying to emigrate demonstrate outside the Presidential Palace in Cartaghe to demand authorities to demand disclosing the fate of their relatives Clan member Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Demands for rights / Services N/A Carthage Tunisia November 4, 2021
Unemployed stage a sit-in in front of the Presidential Palace in Carthage to demand the President of the Republic to activate the provisions of Law No. 38 of 2020 Workers group: Unemployed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Carthage Tunisia September 30, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart