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|
|Baccalaureate students protest against the lack of professors required for the basic courses.||Students and/or student’s unions and clubs||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Al-Waslatiyah||Tunisia||October 12, 2022|
|Bakeries owners in Kasserine strike to demand their financial dues and voice other demands to reform the sector||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Self-employed||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Strike / Strike announcement||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||Bargaining||Kasserine||Tunisia||May 23, 2022|
|Bakery owners stage a sit-in at the central headquarters of the Tunisian Union of Industry and Trade, demanding the payment of their financial dues, which have been suspended for the past 14 months||Workers group: Other||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||Procedural action||El Khadra||Tunisia||October 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|
|Beach business owners stage a sit-in outside the state headquarters in Nabeul to demand authorities to speed up administrative procedures so that they can open||Workers group: Self-employed||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Nabeul||Tunisia||June 3, 2022|
|Beekeepers in Aïn Djeloula block the Kairouan - Oueslatia road to protest sugar shortages as they need sugar to feed bees||Workers group: Agriculture workers||Policy grievances||Road blockade||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Aïn Djeloula||Tunisia||September 17, 2022|
|Beni Omar residents block the Bizerte-Ksar Lahmar road to protest the suspension of a project to supply the neighborhood with drinking water||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Road blockade||Demands for rights / Services||Bargaining||Beni Omar||Tunisia||June 30, 2022|
|Bir El Hafi residents block the Sidi Bouzid-Bir El Hafi road to denounce the lack of medical staff in the local hospital||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Road blockade||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Bir El Hafi||Tunisia||June 4, 2022|
|Bou Hajla residents block the Bou Hajla-Echrarda road to demand authorities to set up speed reducers on the roads to reduce traffic accidents in the area||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Road blockade, Tire burning||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Bou Hajla||Tunisia||September 6, 2022|
|Bouchamma residents block several roads to protest the prolonged cut-off of drinking water||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Road blockade||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Bouchamma||Tunisia||April 11, 2022|