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 11 - 20 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort ascending Country Date
A general strike was held Tuesday in Zarzis city, on the call of the locals, and families of missing people, asking for truth and accountability in the burial of missing migrants in the local foreigners' cemetery without identification. Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances Strike / Strike announcement Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Zarzis Tunisia October 18, 2022
Families hold an open sit-in over those missing in illegal immigration shipwreck Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Zarzis Tunisia October 20, 2022
Tunisian NGOs condemned the police crackdown on a "peaceful" march staged by the inhabitants of Zarzis to demand the disclosure of the full truth about the sinking of a boat carrying 18 local migrants. CSO Injustice / Perceived injustice March Support of a cause N/A Zarzis Tunisia November 18, 2022
People stage a sit-in in Zarzis, as families of missing migrants in the sinking of a shipwreck off the city came out carrying symbolic coffins of their relatives demanding the bodies of their missing sons. Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Zarzis Tunisia November 5, 2022
A sit-in was staged at the Al-Fahs municipality by the wounded victims of the revolution Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Support of a cause Repression Zaghouan Tunisia March 23, 2021
Zaafrana residents block the road connecting Kairouan to the south to protest power cuts Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Demands for rights / Services N/A Zaafrana Tunisia July 1, 2022
Demonstrators blocking roads, setting fire to rubber wheels and demanding a speedy search for those missing in irregular migration activities. Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Road blockade Demands for rights / Services Repression Welayat monastir Tunisia October 19, 2022
Farmers from Utica and Bach Hamba block Tunis-Bizerte road to protest irrigation water cut Workers group: Agriculture workers Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Demands for rights / Services N/A Utica Tunisia July 15, 2022
Farmers and residents roadblock in Utica over water cuts Workers group: Agriculture workers, Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Demands for rights / Services N/A Utica Tunisia July 16, 2022
Protests were held across several cities to denounce the corruption and ineptitude of the political class. Ennahda's offices were targeted by the protesters. Protesters demanded the departure of the government and the dissolution of the House of People's Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability March, Demonstration Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system) Repression Tunis, Sousse, Tozeur, Kebili, Siliana, Monastir, Sfax, Kairouan, Nabeul, Sidi Bouzid, Gafsa, El Kef, Nabeul Tunisia July 25, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart