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|
|Workers of a textile factory in Douar Hicher stage a sit-in outside the Governorate building to demand their unpaid allowances and wages||Workers group: Other||Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Douar Hicher||Tunisia||April 12, 2021|
|Second-hand clothes retailers in Nabeul stage a sit-in outside the Governorate building to protest against the interdiction to sell in the market as part of Covid-19 containment measures||Workers group: Other||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Nabeul||Tunisia||April 10, 2021|
|The Coordination of Small Farmers of Olad Juballah organized a protest stand to commemorate "Earth Day"||Workers group: Agriculture workers||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Olad Juballah||Tunisia||April 4, 2021|
|Public sector engineers held a sit-in in Tunis||Workers group: Public Sector||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||April 2, 2021|
|A protest movement was held in solidarity with prisoner George Abdallah was held in front of the French embassy in Tunis||Collective / Informal group||Regional / Political grievances||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||April 2, 2021|
|A protest was held by civil society organisations denouncing garbage shipment from Italy||CSO||Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||April 1, 2021|
|Tunisian engineers announce a strike extending over 5 days to protest the government's failure to meet their pronounced demands||Workers group: Public Sector||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Strike / Strike announcement||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||March 29, 2021|
|Activists and citizens stage a sit-in in Tozeur to demand to put train route 13 back in service after an interruption of more than a year||Collective / Informal group||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tozeur||Tunisia||March 29, 2021|
|A "Day of Rage" for Latécoère expelled employees||Workers group: Other||Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Industrial zone of Al-Mughaira------||Tunisia||March 26, 2021|
|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|