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|
|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|
|A solidarity demonstration was held with Olad Jabullah residents in their rightful and legitimate demands against the government's feed policies||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||February 12, 2021|
|Young doctors strike to protest the failure to implement the December 23, 2020 session agreement||Workers group: Healthcare workers||Corporate grievances, Policy grievances||Strike / Strike announcement||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||February 11, 2021|
|Olad Juballah peasants in Mahdia governorate protest increasing feed and monopoly by animal food companies||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Policy grievances||Road blockade||Support of a cause||Repression||Mahdia (Olad Juballah)||Tunisia||February 11, 2021|
|A demonstration was held by several civil society organisations and labour unions in central Tunis to commemorate the anniversary of the 2013 killing of a prominent activist and to denounce police abuses||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Demonstration||Other||Repression||Tunis||Tunisia||February 6, 2021|
|A solidarity demonstration was held with Al-Hawaidiyah residents calling for their answering of rightful and legitimate demands||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Kasba||Tunisia||February 4, 2021|
|An open sit-in was launched by workers of the Mecaprotec Aéro Company denouncing the series of the recent aribtrary expulsion of employees||Workers group: Other||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Ben Arous||Tunisia||February 4, 2021|
|Temporary teachers stage a protest at the headquarters of the Regional Commission for education in Beja to demand the payment of their financial dues||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Beja||Tunisia||February 2, 2021|
|Internal Security Forces members stage a sit-in outside the Regional Headquarters of the National Guard in Sidi Bouzid to denounce the attacks and assaults that targeted security forces agents during the manifestations in Tunis||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Security / Military forces||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Other||N/A||Sidi Bouzid||Tunisia||February 1, 2021|
|Hundreds of protesters and civil society organisations demonstrated denouncing police repression and arrests||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 30, 2021|