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|
|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|