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|
|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|
|Representatives of the General Union of Tunisian Students stage an open sit-in at the Higher Institute of Political Sciences in opposition to depriving some students of their access to university housing.||Students and/or student’s unions and clubs||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Kairouan||Tunisia||October 21, 2022|
|Young men lit tires on fire and blocked roads in the city of Tebourba, a mumber of arrests followed||Collective / Informal group||Other||Tire burning||Other||Procedural action||Tebourba||Tunisia||October 22, 2022|
|Peasants stage a sit-in between the states of Kebili and Gabes demanding the respect of dates purchase prices by the agents and owners.||Workers group: Agriculture workers||Policy grievances||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Kebili and Gabes||Tunisia||October 22, 2022|
|The Workers Party stage a sit-in in the state of Sfax to protest the rising costs of living and the decrease in the standard of living.||Workers group: Union / Syndicate||Policy grievances||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Sfax||Tunisia||October 23, 2022|
|Law school students stage an open sit-in to demand reform of the legal sector.||Students and/or student’s unions and clubs||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Sfax||Tunisia||October 24, 2022|
|Workers of the Tunis Transport Company stage a sit-in due to the deteriorating situation in the transport sector and the failure of the ministry to meet their demands.||Workers group: Union / Syndicate||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||October 24, 2022|
|Teachers stage a sit-in in Nabeul City due to the Ministry of Education's delays in responding to their needs.||Workers group: School teachers / University professors||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Nabeul||Tunisia||October 26, 2022|
|Medical health workers in Nabeul City stage a sit-in as a result of a doctor's assault on hospital staff.||Workers group: Healthcare workers||Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection||Sit-in||Support of a cause||N/A||Nabeul||Tunisia||October 27, 2022|
|Parents of primary school children in the city of Beni Khiar staged a sit-in in front of the school administration closing it, in protest of the school refusing enrolments.||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Beni Khiar||Tunisia||October 27, 2022|