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 71 - 80 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort ascending Country Date
Citizens and members of Parliament stage a sit-in outside the Military Court in Tunis to denounce the comparution of civilians in the military court and to demand the release of MPs Nidhal Saoudi and Seif Eddine Makhlouf Collective / Informal group Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia December 31, 2021
Unemployed stage a sit-in on Government Square in Tunis to demand the President of the Republic to activate the provisions of Law No. 38 of 2020 Workers group: Unemployed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia October 20, 2021
General Union of Post offices start an open-ended sit-in to demand resumption of negotiations to have better workings 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 Tunis Tunisia March 16, 2022
Workers' Party members stage a sit-in in front of the Municipal Theatre in Tunis in solidarity with the Palestinian people and call on the Tunisian state to criminalise normalisation with Israel by a law Political Party Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Tunis Tunisia April 23, 2022
Activists are arrested and prevented from staging a demonstration to demand the criminalisation of the normalisation with Israel CSO Regional / Political grievances Demonstration Support of a cause Repression Tunis Tunisia May 14, 2022
A protest was held in Habib Bourguiba Avenue to denounce the recent arrests and police abuses taking place Collective / Informal group, CSO Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Demonstration Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Repression Tunis Tunisia January 23, 2021
Following a demonstration in front of the Ministry of Interior in Tunis, clashes erupt between the protesters and the police forces Political Party Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Tunis Tunisia June 12, 2021
Cactus prod employees stage a sit-in outside the Government Square Cactus prod employees to demand their due salaries and benefits Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Repression Tunis Tunisia February 17, 2022
Free Destourian Party activists stage a sit-in outside the headquarters of the Independent High Authority for Elections in Tunis against the July 25 referendum Political Party Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Tunis Tunisia July 7, 2022
Independent merchants stage a sit-in outside Tunis municipality building to protest against leases fees Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia December 2, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart