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 61 - 70 of 659
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Countrysort descending Date
Taxi drivers operating at the Amman Airport and at Malik Hussein Bridge (Allenby) stage a sit-in in front of the Land Transport Regulatory Authority demanding compensations for the Covid-related losses 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 Amman Jordan July 13, 2020
Working women of the Zamaleyah clothing factory stage a sit-in in front of the plant to ask for its reopening Workers group: Other Corporate grievances Sit-in Other N/A Aghwar Shamaliyah Jordan July 11, 2020
Workers and retirees of the Jordanian Cement Factories Company "Lafarge Holcim" stage a sit-in in front of the plant to demand the respect of their labor rights Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Retirees Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Procedural action Al-Qadisiyah Jordan July 6, 2020
Public transportation drivers stage a sit-in at the Ministry of Transportation to protest against the decision to reduce the operational life of buses to 15 years, and to reduce the capacity of buses to 75% to contain Covid-19, demanding compensations Workers group: Public Sector 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 Amman Jordan June 28, 2020
Careem drivers stage a sit-in in front of the Land Transportation Regulatory authority to demand a reduction of the commission fee imposed by the company and Covid-19 compensations Workers group: Self-employed Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan June 17, 2020
Taxi drivers stage a sit-in in front of the National Crisis Management Center (Amman) to protest against the anti-Covid restrictions on the capacity of vehicles, demanding compensations 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 Amman Jordan June 9, 2020
Workers of a Chinese textile factory in al-Hussein Industrial City inaugurate an open-ended strike to demand the payment of back wages Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Hussein Industrial City (Irbid) Jordan May 17, 2020
A crowd of outraged Madaba citizens violated the curfew overnight to protest the missed distribution of bread by the authorities and tried to storm bakeries Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Demonstration, Other Demands for rights / Services Repression Madaba Jordan March 24, 2020
Detainees of the Irbid Reform and Rehabilitation Center protest against the decision of the direction to impose a visit ban of two weeks Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Injustice / Perceived injustice Other Demands for rights / Services Repression Irbid Jordan March 15, 2020
Dayr Allah Farmers’ Union hols a protest stand against the government's delays to provide economic helps for the heavy damages provoked by a storm Workers group: Agriculture workers, Workers group: Union / Syndicate Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Demonstration Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Deyr Allah Jordan March 14, 2020

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart