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 121 - 130 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
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
The Association of Unemployed University Graduates stages a sit-in in front of the Presidential Palace in Carthage to demand the enactment of an exceptional decree to give job opportunities to high degree holders who have been unemployed for a long period Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Carthage Tunisia August 4, 2022
National Anti-Corruption Agency employees resume their sit-in outside the Presidential Palace to demand the regularisation of their professional situation Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Repression Carthage Tunisia March 21, 2022
Students stage a sit-in in front of the presidential palace. Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Bargaining Carthage Palace. Tunisia October 15, 2022
The General Union of Media and the National Syndicate of Tunisian Journalists stage a sit-in in Casbah to protest the forced closure of media companies Workers group: Union / Syndicate Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Casbah Tunisia October 13, 2022
Chanchou residents block the Gafsa-El Hammar road to protest drinking water cuts and to demand to tarmac a road Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Chanchou Tunisia September 1, 2022
Parents of students stage a sit-in outside a primary school in Chebika to demand stakeholders to take legal action against a teacher who harassed a student Clan member Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Chebika Tunisia May 4, 2022
Chouigui residents block the Terbouba - Mateur road to protest a two-month-long cut-off of drinking water Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Demands for rights / Services Repression Chouigui Tunisia April 14, 2022
Dahmani residents stage a sit-in to protest the authorities' failure to provide them with drinking water and pump water despite what they pledged Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Repression Dahmani Tunisia June 22, 2022
Dhrabnia residents block the Kairouan-Tunis road over drinking water cut Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Demands for rights / Services N/A Dhrabnia Tunisia July 11, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart