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|
|Al Ula residents burn tires outside the municipality building to protest drinking water cuts||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Tire burning||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Al Ula||Tunisia||July 15, 2022|
|An open sit-in in Al-Hawaidiyah was held demanding the closure of the stones gravel causing the pollution of the water||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure, Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Al-Hawaidiyah (Tabaraka governorate)||Tunisia||December 23, 2019|
|Workers in the city of Al-Mitlawi blocking roads in protest against the transfer of canned milk distribution point to another state||Workers group: Other||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Road blockade||Protest of a public statement / Public representation||N/A||Al-Mitlawi||Tunisia||October 21, 2022|
|A solidarity protest was held with singer "Rami Qaldoun" who was arrested by the police because of his songs.||Collective / Informal group||Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Al-Monatsir||Tunisia||May 31, 2021|
|A protest was held by oil sector workers and al-Sakhira residents||Workers group: Other||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Al-Sakhira||Tunisia||April 23, 2021|
|Baccalaureate students protest against the lack of professors required for the basic courses.||Students and/or student’s unions and clubs||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Al-Waslatiyah||Tunisia||October 12, 2022|
|"Tawjihi'' repeaters stage a sit-in outside the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to protest the allocation of only 5% of university seats to repeaters||Students and/or student’s unions and clubs||Policy grievances||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Amman||Tunisia||August 22, 2022|
|The "Trabelsi Family Support Committee for the Right to Housing" calls for a protest in front of he Ariana Court||Collective / Informal group||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Ariana||Tunisia||June 1, 2021|
|A solidarity protest was held by activists in front of the police station in Al-Nasr neighborhood, in solidarity with the detainees, Ali Kneiss and Munther Soudi who were arrested the day before||Collective / Informal group||Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Ariana||Tunisia||June 4, 2021|
|A solidarity protest in front of the house of Mrs. Trabelsi who was expelled from her house by force||Campaign||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Ariana||Tunisia||May 28, 2021|