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|
|A solidarity protest was held in support of cattle farmers from the town of Olad Jaballah in the Mahdia governorate||Collective / Informal group||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Demonstration||Support of a cause||Legislation||Tunis||Tunisia||February 19, 2021|
|Tunisair staff protest the freezing of assets by Turkish company||Workers group: Public Sector||Corporate grievances||Demonstration||Other||Procedural action||Tunis||Tunisia||February 19, 2021|
|Diplomatic corps union organises a strike at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to demand improvements of the inner working of their administration||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Strike / Strike announcement||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||February 19, 2021|
|A solidarity demonstration was held in front of the Mellouleche district building, a few kilometers south of Mahdia, protesting the violent police repression against the farmers of Olad Juballah||Collective / Informal group||Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Mellouleche||Tunisia||February 18, 2021|
|A solidarity demonstration with Olad Juballah residents||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Mloulach||Tunisia||February 17, 2021|
|A solidarity demonstration was held with Olad Juballah residents||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Mellouleche||Tunisia||February 17, 2021|
|The small farmers in Ghraira protest in demand of decreasing the price of the compound feed||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Policy grievances||Road blockade||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Sidi Alwan governorate||Tunisia||February 16, 2021|
|Expelled Latécoère employees protest denouncing the company's recent expulsion decisions||Workers group: Other||Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Industrial zone of Al-Mughaira||Tunisia||February 15, 2021|
|Civil society activists protest the interference of the French Foreign Minister in Tunisia’s internal affairs||Campaign||Regional / Political grievances||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||February 13, 2021|
|Social Affairs employees stage a sit-in at the Regional Directorate for Social Affairs in Jendouba to demand reforms to improve working conditions||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||Jendouba||Tunisia||February 12, 2021|