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 21 - 30 of 219
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
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
Demonstrators march in Mahres to protest against the decision of Ministry of Environment to open a landfill Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services March Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Mahres Tunisia November 15, 2021
Contract workers stage a sit-in in the Government Square in the Kasbah to demand the enforcement of the agreement that would establish them as permanent workers Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia November 15, 2021
Residents of Siliana roadblock to protest against freshwater cuts Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade Demands for rights / Services N/A Siliana Tunisia November 15, 2021
Contract workers demonstrate outside the Medinine branch of the Tunisian General Labor Union to demand the enforcement of the agreement that would establish them as permanent workers Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Demonstration, Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Medinine Tunisia November 15, 2021
Demonstrators gather at Bardo square to protest against the "coup" and the measures taken by President Saied on July 25 and on September 22, and the recent arrest of MP Seif El-Din Makhlouf and journalist Amer Ayyad Collective / Informal group, Political Party, CSO Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Tunis Tunisia November 14, 2021
Municipal employees strike in Bizerte after the suspension of an employee, and the dismissal of another employee Workers group: Public Sector Injustice / Perceived injustice Strike / Strike announcement Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Bizerte Tunisia November 13, 2021
Health workers of the hospital in Grombalia stage a sit-in in front of the hospital's administration to demand their rights, including getting financial allowances, being paid on time and enjoying religious holidays Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Healthcare workers Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Demands for rights / Services N/A Grombalia Tunisia November 12, 2021
Municipality employees in Kairouan strike after two of their colleagues falled from the second floor of the municipality and died while they were on duty Workers group: Public Sector Injustice / Perceived injustice Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Kairouan Tunisia November 12, 2021
General strike in the education sector to protest against the assault of a teacher in a secondary school in Ben Arous. Teachers and unions demand the issuance of a law criminalising the assault on teaching staff Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Demonstration, Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Ben Arous Tunisia November 12, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

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