Mapping of Collective Actions in Tunisia

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 Lebanon Support.

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 Lebanon Support’s team.

Information sources: Media reports, NGO reports, aid actors reports, as well as first-hand data collected by the Lebanon Support team.

Period covered by data collection: December 23rd, 2019 - till present.

Displaying 11 - 20 of 219
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
Unemployed storm the governorate building in Kasserine and start an open sit-in inside to protest against the decision of President Saied to cancel Law No. 38 of 2020 Workers group: Unemployed Policy grievances Sit-in, Building blockade / Occupation Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Kasserine Tunisia November 19, 2021
Unemployed residents of Sbeila lie on the ground to protest against the decision of President Saied to cancel Law No. 38 of 2020 Workers group: Unemployed Policy grievances Other Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Sbeila Tunisia November 19, 2021
Students stage a sit-in outside their school to denounce the assault which occurred yesterday between a teacher and one of their fellow students Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Other Procedural action Kebili Tunisia November 19, 2021
Employees of the Regional Office of Land Property in Beja start an open-ended strike to demand the enforcement of the new legal status of the National Office for Land Property that has been agreed upon in 2019 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 November 18, 2021
Taxi drivers stage a sit-in outside the governorate headquarters in Kairouan to denounce the delay in issuing licenses for taxi drivers Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Kairouan Tunisia November 18, 2021
Teachers in the governorate of Sfax strike to denounce assaults against teachers, delay in the payment of wages and the lack of teachers Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Demands for rights / Services N/A Sfax Tunisia November 18, 2021
56 detainees in Tunisian jails hunger strike to demand their release Other Injustice / Perceived injustice Hunger Strike Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunisia November 17, 2021
Security managers and personnel start an open-ended strike in Gabes to denounce a lack of staff, vehicles and logistics Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Security / Military forces Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Gabes Tunisia November 17, 2021
Employees stage a sit-in at the National Bureau of Television and Radio Broadcasting to protest against the failure of the conciliation session regarding the implementation of the December 22, 2020 agreement related to the increase in the private grant Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Tunis Tunisia November 16, 2021
The Regional Union for Adult Education starts an open-ended sit-in at the headquarters of the Regional Directorate for Adult Education in Sfax to demand the establishment of teachers for adults through the activation of the February 6, 2021 agreement Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Sfax Tunisia November 16, 2021

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Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

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