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 31 - 40 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort ascending Country Date
Workers of the "Ben Bashir" sugar factory stage a sit-in in front of the factory and blocked the roads demanding the payment of their wages. Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Road blockade Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia January 8, 2023
Citizens rally in Avenue Habib Bourguiba in support of the last July 25 exceptional measures announced by President Saied. to demand accountability for those involved in political assassinations and corruption cases, and to denounce foreign interference Collective / Informal group Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Demonstration Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Tunis Tunisia May 8, 2022
Migrants coming from African countries stage a sit-in in front of the International Organisation for Migration to demand their return to their countries of origin Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia September 4, 2022
Female workers in the agricultural sector stage a sit-in outside the municipal theater in Tunis to demand to put an end to their socioeconomic marginalisation and to demand same salaries as male workers Workers group: Agriculture workers Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia October 3, 2022
Journalists, photojournalists and employees of Tunisian Television start an open-ended sit-in 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: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia March 21, 2022
Workers in the rubber manufacturing and processing start an open-ended sit-in outside the General Administration of Customs to demand an authorisation to import and export material Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia July 19, 2022
Cactus prod employees start an open-ended sit-in to demand their due salaries and benefits Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia January 20, 2022
Nesma channel journalists demonstrate in front of the headquarters of the Independent High Authority for Audiovisual Communication to protest their current situation as they were referred to compulsory unemployment Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Tunis Tunisia February 15, 2022
Contract workers stage sit-ins at the Kasbah and outside the Ministry of Social Affairs to demand their labour rights Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia December 20, 2021
Lawyers stage demonstrate in front of the Justice Palace in Tunis in solidarity with the Palestinian people Workers group: Other Regional / Political grievances Support of a cause N/A Tunis Tunisia May 18, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart