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 Location Country Datesort ascending
Unemployed stage a sit-in in Beja to demand the President of the Republic to activate the provisions of Law No. 38 of 2020 Workers group: Unemployed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Beja Tunisia October 13, 2021
Telecom companies end the open-ended strike they started mid-September after reaching an agreement that addresses some of their demands. Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Tunisia October 13, 2021
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
Students of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in Raqqada roadblock and boycott lectures to protest against deficiencies in university restaurants and dorms Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade, Tire burning Demands for rights / Services Procedural action Raqqada Tunisia October 11, 2021
Demonstrators march from Mohammed V street and gather in front of the Municipal Theater in Tunis to denounce the suspension of the activities of the Parliament and the other exceptional measures decreed by the President on July 25, Collective / Informal group Policy grievances March, Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Tunis Tunisia October 10, 2021
The Workers' party stage a sit-in outside the Municipal Theater in Tunis to denounce the exceptional measures decreed by the President on July 25 and the pre-25 July political system, They call for a "democracy from the people". Political Party Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system) N/A Tunis Tunisia October 9, 2021
Unemployed stage a sit-in outside Kasserine Governorate headquarters to demand the President of the Republic to activate the provisions of Law No. 38 of 2020 Workers group: Unemployed, CSO Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Kasserine Tunisia October 4, 2021
Protesters roadblock in Zarzis to demand the transfer of the migrant shelter and the expulsion of migrants from their district Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances Road blockade Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Zarzis Tunisia October 4, 2021
Partisans of President Saied demonstrate in downtown Tunis and in other major cities on the coast to support the measures taken by President Saied on July 25 and more recently on September 22 Collective / Informal group Other Demonstration Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Tunis, Sidi Bouzid, El Kef, Tozeur, Beja Tunisia October 3, 2021
Protesters in Sfax stage a sit-in to defend the inviolability of the Constitution, to demand the deposition of President Saied and to oppose what they consider as a coup Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Sfax Tunisia October 2, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

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