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 61 - 70 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort ascending Country Date
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 at Habib Bourguiba Avenue in Tunis to denounce police violations Collective / Informal group Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly March, Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia June 18, 2021
Lawyers stage a sit-in outside the regional section of lawyers in protest against the arrest 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 December 31, 2021
Protesters demonstrate against the July 25 Referendum outside the Municipal Theatre in Tunis on the call of the National Salvation Front Political Party Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia July 23, 2022
Free Destourian Party members stage a sit-in outside the Administrative Court in Tunis to denounce how the current leadership headed by President Saied uses the Judiciary to serve its own interests Political Party Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia May 28, 2022
Feminist dynamism announces a boycott of the activities of the Ministry of Women in the 16-day campaign to combat violence against women, criticizing its poor effort to protect women. CSO Access to socio-eco rights: Gender equality and inclusion Other Support of a cause N/A Tunis Tunisia November 24, 2022
Unemployed stage a sit-in on Habib Bourguiba avenue in Tunis to protest against the decision of President Saied to cancel Law No. 38 of 2020 Workers group: Unemployed Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia November 19, 2021
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
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
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

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart