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
Titlesort ascending Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Date
Youth groups organise a sit-in in Jerash in solidarity with Palestine, condemning ongoing Israeli attacks against the Gaza Strip Collective / Informal group Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Jerash Jordan May 12, 2021
Youth groups in Irbid organise a sit-in in solidarity with Palestine, condemning ongoing Israeli attacks against the Gaza Strip Collective / Informal group Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Irbid Jordan May 11, 2021
Youth groups in Ajloun organise a sit-in in solidarity with Palestine, condemning ongoing Israeli attacks against the Gaza Strip Collective / Informal group Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Ajloun Jordan May 11, 2021
Youth activists stage a sit-in in Amman's Fourth Circle to protest against corruption and the deterioration of socio-economic conditions, demanding the implementation of overarching reforms for greater social justice Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan December 20, 2018
Youth activists hold a sit-in in Amman's Fourth Circle to protest against a new IMF-backed package of austerity initiatives, the deterioration of the national socio-economic conditions, and the purposed amendments to the Cybercrime Law Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan November 30, 2018
Young unemployed start an open-ended sit-in outside the Province Building in Faqqu' to demand job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Faqqu' Jordan April 13, 2022
Young unemployed engineers stage a sit-in in front of the Professional Syndicate Complex in Amman to protest against the fee and training policies pursued by the Order of Engineers Workers group: Unemployed Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Other N/A Amman Jordan October 3, 2019
Yellow taxi drivers stage a sit-in outside Ma'an governorate headquarters to protest against the licensing of smart application transportation and the use of private cars for passengers transportation and delivery Workers group: Self-employed Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights, Corporatist grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Ma'an Jordan November 8, 2021
Yellow taxi drivers stage a sit-in in Salt to demand public authorities to dedicate them parking spots Workers group: Self-employed Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Salt Jordan October 20, 2021
Yellow taxi drivers stage a sit-in in Salt to demand public authorities to dedicate them parking spots Workers group: Self-employed Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Salt Jordan October 18, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart