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 21 - 30 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort ascending Country Date
Partisans of President Saied demonstrate in downtown Tunis and in other major cities on the coast 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, Sidi Bouzid, El Kef, Tozeur, Beja Tunisia October 3, 2021
Violent demonstrations in several Tunisian cities protesting the deteriorating socio-economic conditions in the country Collective / Informal group, CSO Corporate grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Civil disobedience Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Repression Tunis, Bizerte, Mahdia, Sousse, Kairouane, Ettadhamon, Malassin, Fouchana and Sijoumi Tunisia January 17, 2021
Hundreds of protests demonstrated near the Parliament denouncing the government's imposed socio-economic measures Collective / Informal group, CSO Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Tunis (Bardo) Tunisia January 26, 2021
Supporters of Ennahdha party demonstrated outside the gate of the Bardo Palace and tried to force their way into parliament Political Party Policy grievances Demonstration, Building blockade / Occupation Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Tunis Tunisia July 26, 2021
Journalists stage a sit-in in front of the National Syndicate of Tunisian Journalists building to protest against the incitement against them and attacks they face when reporting on the field Workers group: Union / Syndicate Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Other N/A Tunis Tunisia October 14, 2021
Free Constitutional Party supporters stage a sit-in outside the Independent High Authority for Elections to demand to maintain current electoral rules to prevent electoral fraud Political Party Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia April 16, 2022
Lawyers stage a sit-in to demand the release of the former Minister of Justice Workers group: Self-employed Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia January 19, 2022
Bakery owners start an open-ended sit-in outside the Ministry of Trade to demand to secure supply of semolina and flour without an increase in bread prices Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Self-employed Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Tunis Tunisia February 21, 2022
Journalists, photojournalists and employees of Tunisian Television stage a sit-in outside the seat of the TV, 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: Public Sector Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia March 11, 2022
Ennahda supporters stage a sit-in outside the Judicial Pole for the fight against terrorism in Tunis in solidarity with Ghannouchi who has been summoned to the Judicial Counter-Terrorism Division over suspected money laundering and terror financing. Political Party Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia July 19, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart