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|
|Theater teacher, Khoubaib Ayari Koubaib Ayari, protested in front of the governorate headquarters denouncing the deteriorating general situation in Beja on all fronts||Workers group: Other||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Beja||Tunisia||July 6, 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|
|Tunisian Sugar Company workers stage a sit-in in Beja to demand the payment of their salaries||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||March 31, 2022|
|Employees of the Office of Forestry and Pastoral Development in the Northwest demonstrate at the headquarters of the General Administration in Beja to demand career advancement and to protest against corruption in the agency||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Beja||Tunisia||November 29, 2021|
|Citizens disrupt the metro traffic at the Basaj station, in protest against the delay in daily trips and the poor transportation services in Tunisia.||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Basaj Station||Tunisia||November 23, 2022|
|Farmers and civil society activists stage a sit-in outside Balta-Bou Aouane delegation building to oppose the layout of the road linking Bou Salem to Algeria which would affect the irrigated areas||Workers group: Agriculture workers||Corporatist grievances||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Balta-Bou Aouane||Tunisia||August 10, 2022|
|Cattle breeders roadblock in Awsajah to protest against the increase in feed barley prices||Workers group: Agriculture workers||Policy grievances||Road blockade||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Awsajah||Tunisia||May 7, 2022|
|The "Small Farmers Committee" of Olad Juballah participated in the sit-in for the "Right to Housing" to express solidarity with the demonstrators||Collective / Informal group||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Support of a cause||N/A||Ariana||Tunisia||June 15, 2021|
|Teachers are in a continuous sit-in against the lack of response to their rights and demands.||Workers group: School teachers / University professors||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||Cooptation||Ariana||Tunisia||November 7, 2022|
|Drivers of public transportation stage a sit-in to demand better working conditions.||Workers group: Other||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Ariana||Tunisia||November 1, 2022|