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 71 - 80 of 659
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Countrysort descending Date
Employees of Yarmouk University stage a sit-in to protest against the university’s failure to address their demands Workers group: Public Sector Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Irbid Jordan March 10, 2020
Careem drivers inaugurate an open-ended sit-in in front of the company’s headquarter in Irbid to protest against the unnegotiated increases of the commission fees Workers group: Self-employed Corporate grievances Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Irbid Jordan March 9, 2020
Workers of al-Abiad Cement and Chemicals (Karak) inaugurate an open-ended sit-in in Amman’s Fourth Circle to protest against the company's violation of prior labor agreements, demanding the payment of back wages Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan March 8, 2020
Karak citizens, shopkeepers, and bus owners protest agains the decision to move the main bus station from the city center to the eastern side of the town Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances, Corporatist grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Karak Jordan March 7, 2020
Yarmouk University employees protest to demand greater labor bonuses and social security allowances Workers group: Public Sector Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Irbid Jordan March 3, 2020
Karak citizens, shopkeepers, and bus owners protest agains the decision to move the main bus station from the city center to the eastern side of the town Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances, Corporatist grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Karak Jordan March 3, 2020
Workers of Karak Municipality stage a sit-in in front of the municipality building to demand salary rises Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Karak Jordan February 26, 2020
Truck drivers working for European Container Transport Company stage a sit-in in front of the Jordanian Bromine Company (Gawr al-Safi) to protest the latter’s decision to outsource the transport services to another provider 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 Gawr al-Safi Jordan February 20, 2020
Eligible stage a sit-in in front of the Civil Service Bureau in Amman to demand the possibility for over-48 years old citizens to apply for the position of civil servants Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Amman Jordan February 19, 2020
Unemployed graduates stage a sit-in in front of the Civil Service Bureau (Amman) to demand job opportunities and efficient employment policies Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan February 18, 2020

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart