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 758
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
Teachers stage a sit-in outside the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Amman to protest the arbitray transfers of teachers, to reinstate teachers referred to early retirement or suspended from work, and to demand the reinstatement of 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 Repression Amman Jordan September 27, 2022
Taxi and collective taxi drivers and operators stage a sit-in outside the Greater Amman Municipality headquarters to demand the payment of a fuel subsidy allowance announced by the government two months ago Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan September 27, 2022
Retirees of the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company stage a sit-in in front of the company's headquarters in Amman to demand the Phosphate Mines Company to be responsible for their health insurance Workers group: Retirees Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan September 27, 2022
The ''Ri'aye mushtarake'' campaign organises a sit-in in front of the Parliament to protest amendments which excludes mothers from the follow-up of children's school education Campaign Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan September 25, 2022
Protesters stage a sit-in in Ma'an to protest the privatisation of Ma'an water company and its fusion with Aqaba water company Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Ma'an Jordan September 23, 2022
"Tawjihi'' repeaters stage a sit-in outside the Parliament to protest the allocation of only 5% of university seats to repeaters Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan September 21, 2022
Teachers stage a sit-in outside the Jerash Directorate of Education to protest the transfer of 6 colleagues to faraway schools Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Jerash Jordan September 20, 2022
Teachers at Sarfa Secondary School in Al Qasr start an open-ended sit-in at their school to protest the decision of the Directorate of Education of Karak to dismiss the school principal Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Al Qasr Jordan September 20, 2022
Retirees of the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company stage a sit-in in front of the company's headquarters in Amman to demand the Phosphate Mines Company to be responsible for their health insurance Workers group: Retirees Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan September 19, 2022
Al-Thaghra residents do not send their children to school to protest water cuts in their village and at their children's school Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Civil disobedience Demands for rights / Services N/A Al-Thaghra Jordan September 18, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart