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
Titlesort descending Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Date
"We are all the King" youth organization holds a rally in Zarqa in support of King Abdallah II's stances rejecting Donald Trup's "Deal of the Century" CSO Regional / Political grievances March Support of a cause N/A Zarqa Jordan February 22, 2020
"Yellow Taxi" drivers hold a sit-in in front of the Parliament against the concurrence of ride-hailing apps Workers group: Self-employed Corporatist grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan January 15, 2019
"Yellow Taxi" drivers stage a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Transportation (Amman) to protest the lack of state responses against their demand of protection from the concurrence of car-booking apps Workers group: Self-employed Corporatist grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan July 3, 2019
"Yellow Taxi" drivers stage a sit-in in front of the Parliament to demand protection against the concurrence of unlicensed drivers, and the right to establish a union Workers group: Self-employed Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly, Corporatist grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan November 13, 2019
"Yellow taxi" drivers start their long march from Kerak to the Interior Ministry in Amman to protest against the unfair competition of unlicensed smart-application transportation, private cars and minibuses 30 Workers group: Self-employed Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights, Corporatist grievances March Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Kerak Jordan November 22, 2021
"Yellow taxi" drivers strike outside the Governorate building in Kerak to protest against the unfair competition of unlicensed smart-application transportation, private cars and minibuses Workers group: Self-employed Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights, Corporatist grievances Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Kerak Jordan November 22, 2021
140 employees of a resort in the Dead Sea area hold a sit-in to protest against the decision of the management to dismiss them from work without paying the due back salaries Workers group: Other Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Dead Sea Jordan November 19, 2018
A coalition of engineers stage a protest sit-in against the new regulations on buildings of the Greater Amman Municipality Workers group: Self-employed Corporatist grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan February 23, 2019
A crowd of outraged Madaba citizens violated the curfew overnight to protest the missed distribution of bread by the authorities and tried to storm bakeries Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Demonstration, Other Demands for rights / Services Repression Madaba Jordan March 24, 2020
A fierce protest wave erupted on a national scale to protest 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 14, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart