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 514
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort descending
Truck drivers transporting goods and services on the Amman-Aqaba route inaugurate an open-ended sit-in at the Airport bridge to demand a minimum wage, higher transport fees, union representation and better regulation of the transport activities Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan September 1, 2018
Dozens of unemployed in closed professions stage a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Labor to protest against the hiring of foreign workers by private companies, demanding state protective measures Workers group: Unemployed Corporatist grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan September 4, 2018
About 25 employees of Al-Bayt University storm the president's office to demand his resignation after the rumor spread that he intended to run for a second mandate Workers group: Public Sector Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Building blockade / Occupation Protest of a public statement / Public representation Repression Mafraq Jordan September 4, 2018
Parents of the students of Al-Mansaf Elementary Mixed School in Dhiban stage a sit-in to protest against the delays in opening a tender for the new building of the school, being the old one in critical structural conditions Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Dhiban Jordan September 9, 2018
Teachers of the Southern Jordan Valley hold a sit-in to demand better transportation and housing policies to carry out their job Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Southern Jordan Valley Jordan September 10, 2018
Dozens of citizens of the Mafraq governorate hold a demonstration against the new draft income tax law near al-Bayt University, where the ministerial team was holding a meeting to discuss the draft Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Mafraq Jordan September 17, 2018
Dozens of citizens in Zarqa protest against the ministerial committee arrived in town to discuss the draft of the new income tax law Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Zarqa Jordan September 18, 2018
Dozens of citizens in Ajloun protest against the ministerial committee arrived in town to discuss the draft of the new income tax law Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Ajloun Jordan September 19, 2018
Dozens of citizens in Jerash protest against the ministerial committee arrived in town to discuss the draft of the new income tax law Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jerash Jordan September 19, 2018
Judges' assistants of the Department of Sharia Courts inaugurate an open-ended strike demanding equal labor treatment with the rest of the employees of the Ministry of Justice Workers group: Public Sector Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Jordan September 23, 2018

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart