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.
|Title||Actors / Mobilising structures||Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA||Mode of action||Objective||State response||Location||Country||Date|
|The Free Constitutional Party stage a sit-in for the third day in a row in front of the headquarters of the Union of Muslim Scholars in Tunis to demand its closing||Political Party||Policy grievances||Sit-in||Protest of a public statement / Public representation||Repression||Tunis||Tunisia||December 16, 2021|
|A solidarity protest in Ariana in support of recent detainees in popular neighborhoods as well as Olad Juballah residents||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||February 12, 2021|
|Protesters demonstrate outside of Al Fateh mosque in Tunis against the measures taken by President Saied on July 25 and more recently on September 22||Collective / Informal group||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||October 15, 2021|
|Leftlist political parties organized a demonstration calling for reopening the investigation into the 2013 assassinations in downtown Tunis.||Political Party||Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice||Demonstration||Support of a cause, Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||September 1, 2021|
|Employees of Tunis Transport Company stage an open-ended strike until the government and the Ministry of Transport fulfill their wages.||Workers group: Other||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Strike / Strike announcement||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 2, 2023|
|Journalists, photojournalists and employees of Tunisian Television start an open-ended sit-in to express their attachment to the independence of its editorial line and to denounce any attempts by ruling power to intervene in newsroom work||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other||Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||March 21, 2022|
|Unemployed graduates of the Higher Institute for Sport and Physical Education stage a sit-in outside the Ministry of Youth and Sports to demand the filling of vacancies in their field||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Unemployed||Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 6, 2022|
|Public sector engineers held a sit-in in Tunis||Workers group: Public Sector||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||April 2, 2021|
|Demonstrators march from Mohammed V street and gather in front of the Municipal Theater in Tunis to denounce the suspension of the activities of the Parliament and the other exceptional measures decreed by the President on July 25,||Collective / Informal group||Policy grievances||March, Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||Repression||Tunis||Tunisia||October 10, 2021|
|Protesters demonstrate outside Tunis 1 court of first instance in support of journalist Arroi Baraket who was assaulted by police last month but then charged with violence against the police||Collective / Informal group||Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||October 22, 2021|