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 621 - 630 of 659
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Countrysort descending Date
Protesters stage a sit-in in Ma'an after the Friday prayer to protest against the privatisation of Ma'an water company and its fusion with Aqaba water company Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Ma'an Jordan May 13, 2022
Faculty of Media students at the Middle East university in Amman stage a sit-in to denounce the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akhleh Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Amman Jordan May 11, 2022
Yarmouk University alumni stage a sit-in at the headquarters of their club to denounce the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akhleh who graduated from Yarmouk University Clan member Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Amman Jordan May 11, 2022
Protesters stage a sit-in outside the Israeli embassy in Amman to denounce the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akhleh and to hold the Israeli army accountable Collective / Informal group Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Amman Jordan May 11, 2022
Journalists, politicians and citizens stage a sit-in outside Al Jazeera office in Amman to denounce the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh Collective / Informal group Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Amman Jordan May 11, 2022
Three unemployed from Tafilah march towards the Royal Hashemite Court to demand job opportunities and are arrested by security forces Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection March Demands for rights / Services Repression Tafilah Jordan May 18, 2022
Retirees of the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company resume their open-ended sit-in in front of the company's headquarters in Amman to protest against the deterioration of their health insurance and following broken promises Workers group: Retirees Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan May 23, 2022
Activists stage a sit-in in Downtown Zarqa to demand the release of political prisoners and political and economic reforms Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Zarqa Jordan May 21, 2022
Residents who live in a camp in Irbid block a street in the camp to protest the overflowing of sewage water into their neighbourhoods and the inaction of the Yarmouk Water Company Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade, Tire burning Demands for rights / Services N/A Irbid Jordan May 24, 2022
Eleven unemployed from Tafilah march towards the Royal Hashemite Court to demand job opportunities and are arrested by security forces Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection March Demands for rights / Services Repression Tafilah Jordan May 24, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart