Mapping of Collective Actions in Jordan

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 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: September 1st, 2019 - till present.

Displaying 1 - 10 of 465
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
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 200 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...) Bargaining Amman Jordan October 21, 2021
Contract workers of the Aqaba Container Terminal stage a sit-in outside the Aqaba Development Corporation demanding to be employed as permanent workers 200 Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Repression Aqaba Jordan October 21, 2021
Yellow taxi drivers stage a sit-in in Salt to demand public authorities to dedicate them parking spots 50 Workers group: Self-employed Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Salt Jordan October 20, 2021
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...) Bargaining Amman Jordan October 20, 2021
Workers of the Lafarge Jordan Cement Company enter their twenty-third day of strike to protest against the restructuring plan that cuts back on spendings at workers' expense 200 Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A al-Rashadiyah Jordan October 18, 2021
Retirees of the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company stage a sit-in in front of the company's headquarters in Amman to protest against the violation of the agreement on health insurance that they reached with the company the day before 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 October 18, 2021
Teachers stage a sit-in outside the Karak Governorate building to protest against the repressive measures taken against members of the Syndicate of Teachers on World Teacher's Day, and against other repressive measures taken since July 25,2020 Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Support of a cause, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Karak Jordan October 18, 2021
Yellow taxi drivers stage a sit-in in Salt to demand public authorities to dedicate them parking spots Workers group: Self-employed Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Salt Jordan October 18, 2021
Retirees of the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company stage a sit-in in front of the company's building in Amman to voice their demand for a better, cheaper, and more inclusive 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...) Bargaining Amman Jordan October 17, 2021
The employees of the "Jordanian-Syrian Company for Land Transport" stage a sit-in in front of the Parliament to protest against the company's procrastination in paying them two years and four months of unpaid wages 31 Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Amman Jordan October 17, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart