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 731 - 740 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
A protest was held in Habib Bourguiba Avenue to denounce the recent arrests and police abuses taking place Collective / Informal group, CSO Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Demonstration Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Repression Tunis Tunisia January 23, 2021
On the 11th anniversary of the revolution, the Democratic Current, Ettakatol and the Jomhouri parties stage a sit-in in Habib Bourguiba street against the measures taken by President Saied on July 25 and on September 22, and extended on December 13 Political Party Policy grievances Sit-in Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system) N/A Tunis Tunisia December 17, 2021
57 judges who were dismissed start a hunger-strike to protest their arbitrary dismissal Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Injustice / Perceived injustice Hunger Strike Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia June 19, 2022
Workers in public establishments and institutions, cooperative companies, and private institutions in the agricultural sector stage a sit-in in front of the headquarters of the International Lands Office, demanding better work conditions. Workers group: Agriculture workers Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia December 20, 2022
Managers at the National Railway Company stage a sit-in at their workplace to protest the dismissal of four of their colleagues following a collision between two trains Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia March 30, 2022
The ''National Campaign to Abolish the Referendum” launched by opposition parties stages a sit-in in front of the Tunisian Television headquarters to demand to cancel the referendum planned for July 25 Campaign Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Tunis Tunisia June 23, 2022
Driving schools owners stage a sit-in outside the Ministry of Transport to protest the suspension of governmental decision 510 on the conditions related to the types, delivery, validity and renewal of driving licenses Workers group: Other Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia July 14, 2022
Intern doctors in the emergency unit at Rabta hospital in Tunis start an open-ended strike to protest the absence of security guards to ensure public safety at the hospital Workers group: Healthcare workers Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia June 2, 2022
Farmers and workers who work in the milk industry demonstrate to demand an increase in the price of milk Workers group: Agriculture workers Policy grievances Demonstration Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia June 14, 2022
Unemployed stage a sit-in on Habib Bourguiba avenue in Tunis to protest against the decision of President Saied to cancel Law No. 38 of 2020 Workers group: Unemployed Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia November 19, 2021


Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart