Collective and individual protest movements increased during the month of November 2016. They rose from 787 in October to 986 movements in November, Abdessatar Sahbani, member of the Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights (FTDES) said Thursday.
The number of collective social protests rose to 1,095 movements last November, while the number of individual protests decreased by 13.3% compared to October, he noted at a press briefing held in Tunis.
During the month of November, the governorates of Tunis and Sidi Bouzid registered the largest number of protests (more than 100), followed by Gafsa, Sousse, Sfax, Kasserine, Gabes and Medenine.
Over the same period, the education sector recorded the largest number of social protests (39%), followed by the administrative sector (18%) and the security sector (10%).