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 41 - 50 of 219
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
Protesters stage a sit-in in Tataouine to demand the implementation of the El Kamour Agreements that were concluded a year ago and include important fundings for social development and economic activities in the area Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tataouine Tunisia November 8, 2021
Employees of the National Health Insurance Fund in El Menzah strike and demonstrate to demand a better insurance, work clothes and a new job classification system Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia November 8, 2021
Unemployed demonstrate in Sousse to demand the activation of provisions of Law No. 38 of 2020 Workers group: Unemployed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Demonstration Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Sousse Tunisia November 8, 2021
Journalists and other employees at Hannibal TV start an open sit-in at the High Independent Authority for Audiovisual Communication's headquarters to protest against the slowness of the Authority in addressing their case and settling their legal status Workers group: Other Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia November 8, 2021
Demonstrators protest in Agareb over the decision of the Ministry of Environment to reopen the El Guenna landfill Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Agareb Tunisia November 8, 2021
Demonstrators stage a sit-in outside the Governorate building in Sousse to demand the Judiciary to pronounce the death penalty against the murderer of Firas Kassem Collective / Informal group Other Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Sousse Tunisia November 6, 2021
Workers at the Mdhila 1 factory of the Tunisian Chemical Complex strike to demand an increase in financial grants and the classification of their work as a high-risk profession Workers group: Other Corporate 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 Mdhila Tunisia November 5, 2021
Protestors in Sfax stage a sit-in outside the governorate headquarters to demand to improve the deteriorating environmental situation in their governorate Collective / Informal group Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Sfax Tunisia November 4, 2021
Families of missing migrants who disappeared while trying to emigrate demonstrate outside the Presidential Palace in Cartaghe to demand authorities to demand disclosing the fate of their relatives Clan member Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Demands for rights / Services N/A Carthage Tunisia November 4, 2021
Workers at the Mdhila 1 factory of the Tunisian Chemical Complex stage a sit-in at the factory’s headquarters to demand an increase in financial grants and the classification of their work as a high-risk profession Workers group: Other Corporate 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 Mdhila Tunisia November 3, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

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