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 41 - 50 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort ascending Country Date
Unemployed stage a sit-in in the Kheireddine Pacha 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 December 14, 2021
Retirees carried out a sit-in in the capital demanding an improvement in their social conditions and the payment of all their remaining dues. Workers group: Retirees Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia January 12, 2023
Protesters demonstrate outside of Al Fateh mosque in Tunis against the measures taken by President Saied on July 25 and more recently on September 22 Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia October 15, 2021
A mass rally was held in Tunis to support Palestine Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Political Party Regional / Political grievances Demonstration Support of a cause N/A Tunis Tunisia May 15, 2021
Activists stage a sit-in in front of the Court of Accounts to demand the operationalization of the court's report regarding the abuses committed by some parties during the 2019 presidential and legislative elections. Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia September 22, 2021
The ''National Campaign to Abolish the Referendum” launched by opposition parties stages a sit-in in front of the Tunisian Television headquarters to demand to cancel the referendum planned for July 25 Campaign Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Tunis Tunisia June 23, 2022
Driving schools owners stage a sit-in outside the Ministry of Transport to protest the suspension of governmental decision 510 on the conditions related to the types, delivery, validity and renewal of driving licenses Workers group: Other Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia July 14, 2022
A demonstration was held by site-workers in response to an agreement reached by the government and the UGTT to resolve their precarious conditions Workers group: Unemployed Corporate grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia December 9, 2020
Supporters of left-wing and social parties protest in the capital Political Party Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia March 6, 2021
Demonstrators march from Mohammed V street and gather in front of the Municipal Theater in Tunis to denounce the suspension of the activities of the Parliament and the other exceptional measures decreed by the President on July 25, Collective / Informal group Policy grievances March, Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Tunis Tunisia October 10, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart