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 Country Datesort descending
Judges' assistants of the Department of Sharia Courts inaugurate an open-ended strike demanding equal labor treatment with the rest of the employees of the Ministry of Justice Workers group: Public Sector Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Jordan September 23, 2018
Employees of the Education Directorate of the Northern Jordan Valley stage a sit-in to protest against the transfer of several school principals, judged as a political retaliation Workers group: Public Sector Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Northern Jordan Valley Jordan September 24, 2018
Dozens of engineers employed at the Ministry of the Education stage a sit-in in various localities of the Kingdom demanding equal labor treatment with the rest of ministerial employees 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 Jordan September 26, 2018
Jordanian doctors receiving/having received their degrees or specializations abroad stage a protest sit-in in front of the Medical Council against the new national accreditation policies not recognizing legal validity to their titles Workers group: Healthcare workers Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a public statement / Public representation N/A Amman Jordan September 27, 2018
al-Shifa bus drivers hold a strike to protest against the unfair concurrence of unlicensed vehicles, demanding protective measures Workers group: Self-employed Corporatist grievances Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Ajloun Jordan September 30, 2018
Dozens of Aqaba Railway workers stage a sit-in to demand labor protection initiatives following the governmental decision to stop the work of the corporation 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 Aqaba Jordan October 1, 2018
Parents of the students of the Sabaa Asir Secondary School for Girls, in the Northern Badia district, refrained from sending their children to school to protest against the failure of the directorate to protect the school from acts of vandalism at night Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Civil disobedience Demands for rights / Services N/A Northern Badia Jordan October 1, 2018
Jordanian doctors receiving/having received their degrees or specializations abroad stage a protest sit-in against the new national accreditation policies not recognizing legal validity to their titles Workers group: Healthcare workers Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Bargaining Amman Jordan October 2, 2018
The Independent Federation of Trade Unions of Municipality Workers of Jordan inaugurates an open-ended strike for municipality workers to obtain better working conditions Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Jordan October 8, 2018
Small poultry farmers stage a sit-in in Amman to demand greater state protection against the concurrence of larger farms Workers group: Self-employed, Workers group: Agriculture workers Corporatist grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Amman Jordan October 8, 2018

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart