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 659
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
Residents stage a sit-in outside Mafraq Water Department to protest as water does not reach their homes Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Al Mafraq Jordan June 14, 2022
Teachers march in Dhiban to demand the reinstatement of the dissolved Jordanian Teachers Syndicate and to solve administrative and judicial issues that affect several teachers 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 Dhiban Jordan June 14, 2022
The campaign “Stand up with the teacher” launches an online campaign under the hashtag ''We are all Rouba'' after a teacher named Rouba died while she was pregnant due to bad working conditions Campaign Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Online campaign Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Procedural action Jordan June 13, 2022
Retirees of the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company resume their open-ended 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 Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan June 13, 2022
Sid el-Sultani residents stage a sit-in outside Kerak pumping station to protest water cuts Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Kerak Jordan June 13, 2022
Taxi drivers, shared taxi drivers, minibus drivers and international taxi drivers stage a two-hour strike in Amman to protest the increase in fuel prices Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Policy grievances Strike / Strike announcement Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan June 12, 2022
Minibus drivers stage a sit-in outside the Ministry of Transport in Amman to demand the Ministry to support their sector in light of the recent increase in fuel prices Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Amman Jordan June 12, 2022
Activists of the Bani Hassan tribe stage a sit-in in Awajan to denounce arbitrary arrests of opponents and to demand reforms Clan member Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Awajan Jordan June 12, 2022
Textile factory workers in the governorate of Kerak stage a sit-in outside the local Labour Directorate fearing the closure of their factory Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Kerak Jordan June 12, 2022
Protesters stage a sit-in in Ma'an after the Friday prayer to protest against the privatisation of Ma'an water company and its fusion with Aqaba water company Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Ma'an Jordan June 10, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart