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 161 - 170 of 758
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Countrysort descending Date
Construction workers employed on the electric power generation project in Ma'an hold a protest to demand their back pay Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Demonstration Demands for rights / Services N/A Ma'an Jordan April 28, 2021
Football players of Al-Ramtha Team refrain from training to demand the payment of their back wages Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Ramtha Jordan April 14, 2021
Egyptian migrant workers organise an online campaign to demand the end of the Kafala system and a revision of the fees and fines applied to work Workers group: Migrant workers Policy grievances Online campaign Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan April 12, 2021
Unemployed citizens of Karak stage a sit-in in front of the 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 Amman Jordan April 7, 2021
Working women of a garment factory in South Shuna stage a march against the management's decision to close the factory Workers group: Other Corporate grievances March Other N/A South Shuna Jordan April 1, 2021
Owners of tourism and travel companies hand over the keys to their offices to the government to protest against the worsening conditions of the sector triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic and the lack of state solutions and compensations Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Other Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan March 31, 2021
Political parties and activists organise a sit-in in Irbid in solidarity with Palestine condemning ongoing Israeli attacks against the Gaza Strip Political Party Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Irbid Jordan May 12, 2021
Healthcare workers protest in front of the Ministry of Health to demand equal labor treatment with the peers directly employed by the Ministry Workers group: Healthcare workers Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan May 17, 2021
Several Jordanian workers and unions join the call for a day of solidarity strike launched by Palestinian activists Campaign Regional / Political grievances Strike / Strike announcement Support of a cause N/A National Jordan May 18, 2021
Truck drivers and owners hold a protest stand at the airport road against the decision of Saudi Arabia to prevent the border crossing to trucks older than 20 years Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Road blockade Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan May 26, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart