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 517
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Public school teachers inaugurate an open-ended strike to demand salary raises Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Jordan September 8, 2019
Online campaign to protest against the gas deal between Jordan and Israel Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Regional / Political grievances Online campaign Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan September 24, 2021
After the failure of the barganing with the government, the workers of 65 municipalities out of 100 resume an open-ended strike to obtain full satisfaction of their demands for greater social security rights and labor allowances Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan October 31, 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
Fierce protests continue for the second day in a row against the government management of the Covid-19 crisis and its socio-economic backlashes Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Demonstration, Sit-in, Road blockade Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Repression Jordan March 15, 2021
UNRWA employees stage sit-ins outside UNRWA offices in UNRWA camps in Jordan to demand their rights 7000 Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Demands for rights / Services N/A Jordan November 16, 2021
Hajartoona, the Jordanian "National Campaign to Defend the Rights of Resident Doctors", announced that an online demonstration and a sit-in will be held on September, 24th to demand better working conditions for residents doctors in university hospitals Workers group: Healthcare workers, Campaign Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in, Online campaign Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan September 15, 2021
The Jordanian Teachers' Association organizes a nationwide solidarity march with the union in defiance of the wave of preemptive arrests Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice March Support of a cause, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Jordan June 30, 2021
On World Teacher's Day, the dissolved Syndicate of teachers cancels its plan to stage sit-ins in the syndicate's branches, and invites teachers to participate to celebrations in schools in light of recent goodwill gestures made by Education Ministry Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Other Celebration Other N/A Jordan October 5, 2021
Engineers working at the Ministry of Education inaugurate an open-ended strike to obtain a 150% salary raise and equal labor treatment with the rest of the engineers employed in the public sector Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan October 14, 2018

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart