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 741 - 750 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Several hundred employees from state companies stage a sit-in in front of the UGTT’s headquarters in Tunisin support of the general strike to protest against the government’s economic reform plans which include privatisation, and the freezing of salaries Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia June 16, 2022
Partisans of President Saied spontaneously gathered close by the Municipal Theater in Tunis to support the measures taken by President Saied on July 25 and more recently on September 22. Collective / Informal group Other Demonstration Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Tunis Tunisia September 26, 2021
Lawyers demonstrated against Decree No. 79 of 2022 on the Finance Law for 2023, and the president of the Bar Association denounced a setback in the rule of law, democracy, rights, freedoms, and the judiciary in the country. Workers group: Union / Syndicate Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia January 5, 2023
Demonstrators in Tunis protest outside the municipal theatre against the obligation to be vaccinated and to present a health pass to access public spaces. Collective / Informal group Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia January 8, 2022
A protest movement was held in solidarity with prisoner George Abdallah was held in front of the French embassy in Tunis Collective / Informal group Regional / Political grievances Demonstration Support of a cause N/A Tunis Tunisia April 2, 2021
Radio Zitouna FM journalists start a strike to demand the settlement of the situation of the radio so that they can receive their wages and social benefits Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia May 26, 2022
On the 11th anniversary of the flight of President Ben Ali, 'Ennahada supporters demonstrate in Mohamed V avenue against the measures taken by President Saied on July 25 and on September 22, and extended on December 13 Political Party Policy grievances Demonstration Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system) Repression Tunis Tunisia January 14, 2022
National Board of Tobacco and Matches employees hold a strike and roadblock to protest authorities' attempts to undermine the public company Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances Strike / Strike announcement Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia August 25, 2022
Parliament executives protest denouncing the practice of Free Destourian Party leader Abir Moussa Workers group: Public Sector Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Protest of a public statement / Public representation N/A Tunis Tunisia March 19, 2021
Civil society activists and journalists march in downtown Tunis to demand the release of journalist and activist Ghassen Ben Khalifa, to denounce police violence and to urge accountability in the killing of a young man Political Party, CSO Policy grievances March Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia September 9, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart