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 front of the Presidential Palace in Carthage 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 Carthage Tunisia September 30, 2021
Residents of "Tarbakhana" area gathered in front of the primary school to demand the Minister of Education to provide their rural area with water Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Demonstration Demands for rights / Services N/A Kasserine Tunisia September 27, 2021
The General Union of Tunisian Students staged a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Tunis to denounce privatization of the sector and the difficulty of finding student accommodation Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia September 27, 2021
Civil society actors, human rights defenders, politicians and ordinary citizens rallied in front of the Municipal Theater in Tunis to call for the deposition of President Saied and the cancellation of the "coup" to "defend democracy and the Constitution" 3000 - 4000 Collective / Informal group, Political Party, CSO Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia September 26, 2021
Partisans of President Saied spontaneously gathered close by the Municipal Theater in Tunis to support the measures taken by President Saied on July 25 and more recently on September 22. 150-200 Collective / Informal group Other Demonstration Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Tunis Tunisia September 26, 2021
Agents of the National Security District in Qibli enter their fifth day of an open-ended sit-in in front of the National Security District headquarters. They demand the implementation of agreements on social transportation signed four months ago. Workers group: Security / Military forces Policy grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Qibli Tunisia September 25, 2021
Parents of students stage a sit-in front of the school of their children in Tunis to denounce the exacerbation of violence and to demand to secure the area, one day after the assault of a schoolgirl Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Tunis Tunisia September 25, 2021
Activists stage a sit-in in front of the Court of Accounts to demand the operationalization of the court's report regarding the abuses committed by some parties during the 2019 presidential and legislative elections. Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Tunis Tunisia September 22, 2021
Paramedical students in private universities 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 22, 2021
Supporters of journalist Arroi Baraket gather at Tunis court to protest against her summoning Collective / Informal group Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tunis Tunisia September 21, 2021

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