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|
|Leaders and supporters of Ennahdha, demonstrated outside the seat of the Justice Ministry against the imprisonment of the party's Vice-President Ali Larayedh, claiming he is being detained "without any legal basis."||Political Party||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 6, 2023|
|Demonstrators gather at Bardo square to protest against the "coup" and the measures taken by President Saied on July 25 and on September 22, and the recent arrest of MP Seif El-Din Makhlouf and journalist Amer Ayyad||Collective / Informal group, Political Party, CSO||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||Repression||Tunis||Tunisia||November 14, 2021|
|Demonstrators gather outside the Municipal Theatre in Tunis to condemn the obligation to be vaccinated and to present a health pass to access public spaces.||Collective / Informal group||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||October 30, 2021|
|Feminists organised a protest in front of the Election Commission demanding the withdrawal of Decree No. 55||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Gender equality and inclusion||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||October 7, 2022|
|The Free Destourian Party in Tunisia gathered near the headquarters of the "International Union of Muslim Scholars" demanding the President of the Republic to close the Tunis branch||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system)||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||September 3, 2021|
|A groups of Isnad activists distributed leaflets in response to the "class quarantine decision" issued by al-Meshishi government||Collective / Informal group||Policy grievances||Other||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||May 8, 2021|
|National Agency for Energy Control employees stage a sit-in to demand the publication in the Official Gazette of the agency's updated status||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||March 10, 2022|
|Citizens against the Coup and Ennahda stage a sit-in in Mohammed V avenue in defence of the judiciary's independence and to condemn the ''coup'' of President Saied||Political Party, CSO||Policy grievances||Sit-in||Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system)||Repression||Tunis||Tunisia||February 13, 2022|
|The Free Constitutional Party stages a sit-in outside the Liberation party headquarters to demand its dismantlement||Political Party||Policy grievances||Sit-in||Protest of a public statement / Public representation||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 9, 2022|
|Demonstrators gather outside the Municipal Theatre in Tunis to condemn the obligation to be vaccinated||Collective / Informal group||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||November 20, 2021|