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 11 - 20 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort ascending Country Date
Protesters roadblock in Zarzis to demand the transfer of the migrant shelter and the expulsion of migrants from their district Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances Road blockade Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Zarzis Tunisia October 4, 2021
Families in a continuous sit-in over those missing in illegal immigration shipwreck Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Zarzis Tunisia November 11, 2022
A delegation of human rights NGOs from the Civil Coalition for the Defence of Freedom, Dignity and Social Justice joined the residents of Zarzis and families of the victims of the sinking of a migrant boat, in a peaceful march to demand the truth about th CSO Injustice / Perceived injustice March Support of a cause N/A Zarzis Tunisia November 24, 2022
Families stage an open sit-in over those missing in illegal immigration shipwreck setting up tents in the headquarters of the commission Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Zarzis Tunisia October 21, 2022
A sit-in was staged at the Al-Fahs municipality by the wounded victims of the revolution Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Support of a cause Repression Zaghouan Tunisia March 23, 2021
Zaafrana residents block the road connecting Kairouan to the south to protest power cuts Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Demands for rights / Services N/A Zaafrana Tunisia July 1, 2022
Demonstrators blocking roads, setting fire to rubber wheels and demanding a speedy search for those missing in irregular migration activities. Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Road blockade Demands for rights / Services Repression Welayat monastir Tunisia October 19, 2022
Farmers from Utica and Bach Hamba block Tunis-Bizerte road to protest irrigation water cut Workers group: Agriculture workers Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Demands for rights / Services N/A Utica Tunisia July 15, 2022
Farmers and residents roadblock in Utica over water cuts Workers group: Agriculture workers, Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Demands for rights / Services N/A Utica Tunisia July 16, 2022
Protests were held across several cities to denounce the corruption and ineptitude of the political class. Ennahda's offices were targeted by the protesters. Protesters demanded the departure of the government and the dissolution of the House of People's Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability March, Demonstration Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system) Repression Tunis, Sousse, Tozeur, Kebili, Siliana, Monastir, Sfax, Kairouan, Nabeul, Sidi Bouzid, Gafsa, El Kef, Nabeul Tunisia July 25, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart