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|
|Taxi owners demonstrate outside the Government Palace in Tunis to demand to delay the settlement of their debts||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Self-employed||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 28, 2021|
|Protesters demonstrated in front of the First Instance Court of Ben Arous calling for the release of all those arrested in the recent protest demonstrations||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Ben Arous||Tunisia||January 28, 2021|
|Hundreds of protests demonstrated near the Parliament denouncing the government's imposed socio-economic measures||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||Repression||Tunis (Bardo)||Tunisia||January 26, 2021|
|Protesters demonstrate to denounce the death of an activist who was shot in the head by the police||Collective / Informal group||Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||Repression||Sbeitla (Kasserine)||Tunisia||January 25, 2021|
|Hundreds of Tunisians protested in Gafsa over poor public services||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Demonstration||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Gafsa||Tunisia||January 23, 2021|
|A protest was held in Habib Bourguiba Avenue to denounce the recent arrests and police abuses taking place||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||Repression||Tunis||Tunisia||January 23, 2021|
|A demonstration was held by mothers of arrestees denouncing the arbitrary arrests by authorities of their children, including many minors||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||January 22, 2021|
|Protesters held a demonstration to denounce the arrest of activist Hamza Nasri and other activists detained during the recent protests movement||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 21, 2021|
|More than 600 people were arrested during the violent night confrontations between protesters and the security forces||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Demonstration||Other||Repression||Ettadhamon, Tunis, Bizerte, Sousse||Tunisia||January 18, 2021|
|Violent demonstrations in several Tunisian cities protesting the deteriorating socio-economic conditions in the country||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Corporate grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice||Civil disobedience||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||Repression||Tunis, Bizerte, Mahdia, Sousse, Kairouane, Ettadhamon, Malassin, Fouchana and Sijoumi||Tunisia||January 17, 2021|