Mapping of Collective Actions in Jordan

Publication Date: 2019

The mapping of collective actions in Jordan 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: September 1st, 2019 - till present.

Displaying 1 - 10 of 627
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
Demonstrators stage a sit-in outside the United Nations headquarters in Amman to denounce the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akhleh Collective / Informal group, CSO Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Amman Jordan May 17, 2022
Retirees of the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company stage a sit-in in front of the company's headquarters in Amman to protest against the deterioration of their health insurance Workers group: Retirees Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan May 17, 2022
Members of trade unions stage a sit-in outside the Professional Associations Complex to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the Nakba and to denounce the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akhleh Workers group: Union / Syndicate Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Amman Jordan May 15, 2022
Smart application drivers who work for Careem start an open-ended strike nationwide to protest the company's policies and its inaction Workers group: Self-employed Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan May 15, 2022
Residents of Bushra and Sal stage a sit-in to denounce a six-month-long cut-off of water Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Bushra, Sal Jordan May 14, 2022
Protesters stage a sit-in in Ma'an after the Friday prayer to protest against the privatisation of Ma'an water company and its fusion with Aqaba water company Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Ma'an Jordan May 13, 2022
Journalists, politicians and citizens stage a sit-in outside Al Jazeera office in Amman to denounce the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh Collective / Informal group Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Amman Jordan May 11, 2022
Faculty of Media students at the Middle East university in Amman stage a sit-in to denounce the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akhleh Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Amman Jordan May 11, 2022
Yarmouk University alumni stage a sit-in at the headquarters of their club to denounce the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akhleh who graduated from Yarmouk University Clan member Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Amman Jordan May 11, 2022
Protesters stage a sit-in outside the Israeli embassy in Amman to denounce the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akhleh and to hold the Israeli army accountable Collective / Informal group Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Amman Jordan May 11, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart