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|
|Young men lit tires on fire and blocked roads in the city of Tebourba, a mumber of arrests followed||Collective / Informal group||Other||Tire burning||Other||Procedural action||Tebourba||Tunisia||October 22, 2022|
|Peasants stage a sit-in between the states of Kebili and Gabes demanding the respect of dates purchase prices by the agents and owners.||Workers group: Agriculture workers||Policy grievances||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Kebili and Gabes||Tunisia||October 22, 2022|
|Families stage an open sit-in over those missing in illegal immigration shipwreck setting up tents in the headquarters of the commission||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Support of a cause||N/A||Zarzis||Tunisia||October 21, 2022|
|Representatives of the General Union of Tunisian Students stage an open sit-in at the Higher Institute of Political Sciences in opposition to depriving some students of their access to university housing.||Students and/or student’s unions and clubs||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Kairouan||Tunisia||October 21, 2022|
|Unemployed doctors and researchers, stage a sit-in denouncing suspicions of corruption accusing commissions of favoritism and nepotism||Workers group: Unemployed||Corruption and/ or lack of accountability||Sit-in||Protest of a public statement / Public representation||N/A||Ministry of Higher Education||Tunisia||October 21, 2022|
|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|
|Medical staff in Beja hospital staged a sit-in due to the absence of medicine and the malfunction of the elevator for more than 5 years.||Workers group: Healthcare workers||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Beja||Tunisia||October 20, 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|
|Bakery owners stage a sit-in at the central headquarters of the Tunisian Union of Industry and Trade, demanding the payment of their financial dues, which have been suspended for the past 14 months||Workers group: Other||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||Procedural action||El Khadra||Tunisia||October 19, 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|