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 11 - 20 of 542
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Countrysort descending Date
Public bus drivers inaugurate an open-ended strike to protest the government decision to reduce the public transport capacity due to Covid-19 pandemic, demanding compensations Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Strike / Strike announcement Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services N/A Jordan March 13, 2021
Teachers of the Baqa'a Refugee Camp hold a march in solidarity with the Teachers' Union Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice March Support of a cause, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Baqa’a Refugee Camp Jordan March 9, 2021
Unemployed from the Karak governorate stage a sit-in in front of Ministry of Labor to demand job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Karak Jordan March 9, 2021
Shopkeepers and drivers operating on the Ramtha-Syria line stage a protest against the protracted closing of the Syrian border Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services N/A Ramtha Jordan March 7, 2021
Workers of the Water Authority of the Karak governorate stage a sit-in in front of the Authority’s building to demand greater social security allowances Workers group: Public Sector Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Karak Jordan March 7, 2021
Teachers of the Tafilah governorate stage a sit-in in solidarity with the Teachers' Union Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Support of a cause, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Tafilah Jordan March 1, 2021
Coffee shop owners stage a protest in Zarqa to protest against Covid-19 restrictions to their activities Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services N/A Zarqa Jordan February 24, 2021
Unemployed stage a sit-in in front of the Development Zone in Ma’an to demand job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Ma'an Jordan February 24, 2021
Employees of the Petra Region Authority stage a protest sit-in demanding the payment of their back wages Workers group: Public Sector Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Petra Jordan February 23, 2021
Services employees at Ramtha Governmental Hospital stage a protest sit-in to demand the payment of back wages Workers group: Public Sector Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Ramtha Jordan February 23, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart