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|
|The Regional Union of Industry, Trade, and Handicrafts stage a sit-in in front of the headquarters of El Kef Governorate to express their rejection of the Finance Law for the year 2023.||Workers group: Union / Syndicate||Policy grievances||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||El Kef Governorate||Tunisia||January 5, 2023|
|Lawyers demonstrated against Decree No. 79 of 2022 on the Finance Law for 2023, and the president of the Bar Association denounced a setback in the rule of law, democracy, rights, freedoms, and the judiciary in the country.||Workers group: Union / Syndicate||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 5, 2023|
|Supporters and members of the Democratic Patriots' Unified Party, rallied at Habib Bourguiba Avenue on 39th anniversary of death of activist Fadhel Sassi, killed during riots.||Political Party||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Support of a cause||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 3, 2023|
|Employees of Tunis Transport Company stage an open-ended strike until the government and the Ministry of Transport fulfill their wages.||Workers group: Other||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Strike / Strike announcement||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 2, 2023|
|Employees of the Tunis Transport Company stage an open-ended strike until their demands are met.||Workers group: Other||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Strike / Strike announcement||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 2, 2023|
|The National Security Unions Front stage a sit-in in front of the Ministry of the Interior demanding better work and social conditions.||Workers group: Union / Syndicate||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Ministry of interior||Tunisia||December 30, 2022|
|Sidi Bouzid tomato farmers are blocking roads to protest their export prohibition and lack of authorization.||Workers group: Agriculture workers||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Road blockade||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Sidi Bouzid||Tunisia||December 27, 2022|
|Workers in public establishments and institutions, cooperative companies, and private institutions in the agricultural sector stage a sit-in in front of the headquarters of the International Lands Office, demanding better work conditions.||Workers group: Agriculture workers||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||December 20, 2022|
|Transport workers in an open-ended strike at the Technical Agency of Land Transport demanding better work conditions.||Workers group: Other||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Strike / Strike announcement||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Technical Agency of Land Transport||Tunisia||December 12, 2022|
|Guard workers in the National Railway Company stage a sit-in demanding better working conditions.||Workers group: Other||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Gafsa||Tunisia||December 12, 2022|