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|
|Cattle breeders stage a sit-in outside Gabes governorate headquarters to protest against the increase in feed barley prices||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Agriculture workers||Policy grievances||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Gabes||Tunisia||May 10, 2022|
|Cereals Office employees in Sfax start a 2-day strike to demand the implementation of labour agreements||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other||Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Strike / Strike announcement||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Sfax||Tunisia||February 9, 2022|
|Chanchou residents block the Gafsa-El Hammar road to protest drinking water cuts and to demand to tarmac a road||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Road blockade||Demands for rights / Services||Bargaining||Chanchou||Tunisia||September 1, 2022|
|Chouigui residents block the Terbouba - Mateur road to protest a two-month-long cut-off of drinking water||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Road blockade||Demands for rights / Services||Repression||Chouigui||Tunisia||April 14, 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|
|Citizens and civil society activists from Nefta stage a symbolic sit-in in front of the Hazoua border crossing to demand the reopening of borders with Algeria||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Nefta||Tunisia||May 3, 2022|
|Citizens and members of Parliament stage a sit-in outside the Military Court in Tunis to denounce the comparution of civilians in the military court and to demand the release of MPs Nidhal Saoudi and Seif Eddine Makhlouf||Collective / Informal group||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||December 31, 2021|
|Citizens and supporters of the National Salvation Front stage a sit-in calling on the President to step down and urging a return to the previous "constitutional order," blaming him for the deteriorating social and economic conditions.||Political Party||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Sit-in||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||December 10, 2022|
|Citizens disrupt the metro traffic at the Basaj station, in protest against the delay in daily trips and the poor transportation services in Tunisia.||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Basaj Station||Tunisia||November 23, 2022|
|Citizens from the southern delegation of Gabes closed the road in protest against the large overcrowding witnessed by buses, especially those carrying students.||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection||Road blockade||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Gabes||Tunisia||December 1, 2022|