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 71 - 80 of 824
|Title||Actors / Mobilising structures||Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA||Mode of action||Objective||State response||Location||Country||Date|
|Al Mamurah residents stage a sit-in and roadblock to demand to stop a rainwater drainage project||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services||Sit-in, Road blockade||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Al Mamurah||Tunisia||July 28, 2022|
|Al Maqadiel residents block the Siliana - Tunis road to protest recurring water cuts in the region||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Road blockade||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||El Omrane||Tunisia||May 30, 2022|
|Al Ratiba residents block the Tunis-Hawariya road to protest the prolonged cut-off of drinking water||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Sit-in, Road blockade||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Al Ratiba||Tunisia||June 7, 2022|
|Al Ula residents burn tires outside the municipality building to protest drinking water cuts||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Tire burning||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Al Ula||Tunisia||July 15, 2022|
|An open sit-in in Al-Hawaidiyah was held demanding the closure of the stones gravel causing the pollution of the water||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure, Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Al-Hawaidiyah (Tabaraka governorate)||Tunisia||December 23, 2019|
|An open sit-in organized by the owners of bakeries in Kasserine to protest not receiving their dues for 14 months.||Workers group: Union / Syndicate||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Kasserine||Tunisia||December 7, 2022|
|An open sit-in was held by the "Union of Unemployed PhD Graduates" calling for the improvement and valorization of their employment status||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Corporate grievances||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||Bargaining||Tunis||Tunisia||June 29, 2020|
|An open sit-in was launched by workers of the Mecaprotec Aéro Company denouncing the series of the recent aribtrary expulsion of employees||Workers group: Other||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Ben Arous||Tunisia||February 4, 2021|
|Athletes, kids and teenagers demonstrate outside an indoor gymnasium in Kairouan to protest the decision to use this gymnasium for the July 25 referendum||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Kairouan||Tunisia||June 11, 2022|
|Attayar, FDTL, Joumhouri Workers' Party, and Al Qotb supporters held a demonstration in front of Tunis's Municipal Theatre, demanding the resignation of the president and calling for an early election.||Political Party||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system)||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 14, 2023|