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|
|Residents of the Southern suburbs of Tunis and members of environmental organisations demonstrated through the formation of a human chain along the local beaches to call for ending sewage and industrial discharge into the sea.||Collective / Informal group||Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||September 12, 2021|
|Peaceful protesters demonstrate against the 25 July Referendum in Avenue Habib Bourguiba on the call of the Civil Coalition for Freedom, Dignity, Social Justice and Equality||CSO||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||Repression||Tunis||Tunisia||July 22, 2022|
|General Federation of Textiles, Clothes, Leather and Shoes organises a sit-in outside the Ministry of Social Affairs to protest the government's inaction regarding working conditions in the sector||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other||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 22, 2022|
|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|
|Private education students stage a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Tunis to denounce discriminatory measures taken by the Ministry||Students and/or student’s unions and clubs||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||September 12, 2022|
|A demonstration was held in Tunis calling for the adoption of a law which guarantees jobs for long-term unemployed diploma holders||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Corporate grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice||March||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||June 18, 2020|
|Tunisiair staff protest the freezing of assets by Turkish company||Workers group: Public Sector||Corporate grievances||Demonstration||Other||Procedural action||Tunis||Tunisia||February 19, 2021|
|Radio journalists stage a sit-in outside the Tunisian National Radio building to demand a reform of the institution||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||May 25, 2022|
|Free constitutional party members march and stage a sit-in in Kheireddine Pasha Street in Tunis to demand the dissolution of Parliament and early legislative elections||Political Party||Policy grievances||March, Sit-in||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||March 13, 2022|
|Ennahdha party and "Citizens against the Coup" organise a demonstration in front of the Municipal Theatre in Tunis to commemorate Martyrs' day and to demand the return of parliament, the end of the suspension of the Constitution and a new government||Collective / Informal group, Political Party, CSO||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system)||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||April 10, 2022|