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.

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Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Family members of a teenager who was assaulted by security forces in October demonstrate in El Mida Clan member Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A El Mida Tunisia January 16, 2022
Taxi drivers stage a sit-in and start a hunger strike in El Mitlawi to protest against the unfair competition of unlicensed drivers transporting passengers, and the non-implementation by the Municipality of agreed-upon agreements aimed at improving the tr Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Self-employed Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights, Corporatist grievances Sit-in, Hunger Strike Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Demands for rights / Services N/A El Mitlawi Tunisia October 11, 2021
More than 600 people were arrested during the violent night confrontations between protesters and the security forces 3000 Collective / Informal group, CSO Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Other Repression Ettadhamon, Tunis, Bizerte, Sousse Tunisia January 18, 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
Unemployed in Gabes demonstrate to protest against the decision of President Saied to cancel Law No. 38 of 2020 Workers group: Unemployed Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Gabes Tunisia November 30, 2021
Civil society members demonstrate outside the headquarters of Gabes governorate to demand the dismantling of the chemical complex plants in the governorate. CSO Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Gabes Tunisia March 14, 2021
Unemployed start an open sit-in outside the governorate building in Gabes to protest against the decision of President Saied to cancel Law No. 38 of 2020 Workers group: Unemployed Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Gabes Tunisia November 19, 2021
Teachers stage a sit-in in Gafsa in solidarity with the teacher who was assaulted in a secondary school in Ben Arous. They demand adequate measures to be taken to ensure safety in schools. 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 Gafsa Tunisia November 9, 2021
The Workers' Party in Gafsa stages a sit-in to commemorate the 11 anniversary of the flight of Ben Ali and to condemn the repression of the manifestations by the police in Tunis yesterday Political Party Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Support of a cause, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Gafsa Tunisia January 15, 2022
Health workers in the governorate of Gafsa stage a sit-in outside the regional health office to demand job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Gafsa Tunisia November 1, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart