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 826
|Title||Actors / Mobilising structures||Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA||Mode of action||Objective||State response||Location||Country||Date|
|Drivers working on smart transportation applications (Uber, Careem, and Jenny) went on strike in Zarqa and As-Salt governorates, in solidarity with the strike of trucks and public transport.||Workers group: Other||Policy grievances||Strike / Strike announcement||Support of a cause||N/A||Zarqa, As-Salt governorate||Jordan||December 11, 2022|
|Dozens of Palestinians participate to a protest sit-in Zarqa refugee camp rejecting Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century"||Collective / Informal group, Political Party, CSO||Regional / Political grievances||Sit-in||Support of a cause||N/A||Zarqa refugee camp||Jordan||February 12, 2020|
|Activists from the Bani Hassan movement carried out a sit-in in Zarqa Governorate, to demand the release of political detainees.||Political Party||Policy grievances||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Zarqa Governorate||Jordan||December 25, 2022|
|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|
|Activists of the Bani Hassan tribe stage a sit-in at night in Zarqa to demand reforms, accountability, and the release of prisoners of conscience||Clan member||Policy grievances||Sit-in||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Zarqa||Jordan||February 17, 2022|
|Protesters demonstrate in Zarqa to protest municipal and governorate councils election results and burn one of the polling stations.||Collective / Informal group||Policy grievances||Demonstration||Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system)||Repression||Zarqa||Jordan||March 22, 2022|
|Activists of the Political Gathering of the Bani Hassan Tribe hold a sit-in in Zarqa to renovate their quest for overarching political and economic reforms, demanding the release of all Jordanian detained activists||CSO, Clan member||Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Sit-in||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Zarqa||Jordan||January 1, 2020|
|Students majoring in science and technology living in Zarqa Governorate stage a march in protest against the decision of the Transport Regulatory Authority to prevent one of the transport companies from transporting students to the university and to repla||Students and/or student’s unions and clubs||Policy grievances||March||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||Cooptation||Zarqa||Jordan||October 25, 2022|
|Hundreds of citizens demonstrate in Zarqa in solidarity with Palestine, following the escalation of tensions in the Occupied Territories around the access to Al-Aqsa Mosque and a wave of evictions in the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah||Collective / Informal group, Political Party||Regional / Political grievances||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Zarqa||Jordan||May 7, 2021|
|Activists stage a sit-in outside the Governorate building in Zarqa to demand the release of political detainees||Collective / Informal group||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Zarqa||Jordan||March 27, 2022|