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.

Displaying 71 - 80 of 824
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort ascending Country Date
Several hundred employees from state companies stage a sit-in in front of the UGTT’s headquarters in Tunisin support of the general strike to protest against the government’s economic reform plans which include privatisation, and the freezing of salaries Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia June 16, 2022
PhD holders stage a sit-in outside the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Tunis to demand to clarify and to resume negotiations on the employment perspectives for unemployed PhD holders Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia March 24, 2021
Journalists stage a sit-in in front of the National Syndicate of Tunisian Journalists building in solidarity with a detained reporter and to condemn how ruling authorities arrest journalists and submit them to investigation for publishing news Workers group: Self-employed Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia March 25, 2022
Private education students stage a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Tunis to denounce discriminatory measures taken by the Ministry Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia September 12, 2022
Radio Zitouna FM journalists start a strike to demand the settlement of the situation of the radio so that they can receive their wages and social benefits Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia May 26, 2022
The Tunisian Labor Party organized a march against the ruling establishment and Ennahda Party Political Party Policy grievances March Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia February 27, 2021
Several people demonstrated in front of the Prime Ministerìs office in downtown Tunis in support of Palestine Collective / Informal group Regional / Political grievances Demonstration Support of a cause N/A Tunis Tunisia May 11, 2021
Left leaders and supporters staged a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Interior to demand to reveal the truth in the file of the assassination of Chokri Belaid and Mohamed Brahmi in 2013 Political Party Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Support of a cause, Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia September 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
Tunisia's Judges Association organises a sit-in outside the Court House in Tunis in defense of the judiciary's independence and against President Saied's decision to dissolve the Supreme Judicial Council. Activists and demonstrators joined the sit-in Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector, Collective / Informal group, CSO Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia February 10, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart