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 in Beja demonstrate in front of the Governorate building to protest against the decision of President Saied to cancel Law No. 38 of 2020||Workers group: Unemployed||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Beja||Tunisia||November 25, 2021|
|Retired contract workers stage a sit-in in front of Beja governorate headquarters to recover the money owed to them||Workers group: Retirees||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Beja||Tunisia||October 21, 2021|
|Medical staff in Beja hospital staged a sit-in due to the absence of medicine and the malfunction of the elevator for more than 5 years.||Workers group: Healthcare workers||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Beja||Tunisia||October 20, 2022|
|A demonstration was held in Beja (North West Tunisia ) by civil society organisations and informal collectives against the government and Coronavirus measures announced on Tuesday to curb the spread of the virus||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||Repression||Beja||Tunisia||January 17, 2021|
|Protesters block the Bizerte - Beja road over water cuts||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Road blockade||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Beja||Tunisia||January 7, 2022|
|Employees of the Survey and Land Registration office in Beja start a two-day-long strike to demand the implementation of agreed-upon agreements||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Strike / Strike announcement||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Beja||Tunisia||January 12, 2022|
|Residents of Amdoun delegation rom Beja governorate demonstrated in front of the delegation's headquarters||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Beja||Tunisia||August 4, 2021|
|Municipal agents in Beja take part in the national 2-day strike and stage a sit-in to demand better working conditions||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Beja||Tunisia||February 21, 2022|
|Sunflower seed producers protest in Beja over falling production and the importation of sunflower seeds, and demand government intervention to control selling prices and to ensure that selling prices cover production costs||Workers group: Agriculture workers||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Beja||Tunisia||August 2, 2022|
|Tunisian Sugar Company workers stage a demonstration in Beja outside the factory to demand to go back to work||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other||Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Beja||Tunisia||February 21, 2022|