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 51 - 60 of 542
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort descending
Opticians stage a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Health to protest against the new regulations to exercise the profession, which compel opticians to be affiliated to the Syndicate of Optical Shop Owners Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan December 18, 2018
Drivers working for the Ministry of Health inaugurate an open-ended strike to demand equal labor treatment with the rest of ministerial employees 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 Amman Jordan December 18, 2018
Youth activists stage a sit-in in Amman's Fourth Circle to protest against corruption and the deterioration of socio-economic conditions, demanding the implementation of overarching reforms for greater social justice 300 Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan December 20, 2018
Unemployed youth stages a sit-in in Aqaba to demand job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Aqaba Jordan December 24, 2018
As their open-ended strike continues, engineers and agronomists working for the Ministry of Education hold a sit-in in front of the ministry building repeating their demand to receive 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 Amman Jordan December 24, 2018
Citizens and CSOs stage a sit-in in Amman’s fourth circle to protest against the deterioration of socio-economic conditions and to demand the implementation of overarching reforms for greater social justice and an amnesty law Collective / Informal group, CSO Policy grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan December 27, 2018
The Federation of Independent Trade Unions holds a sit-in in front of the Parliament to protest against the amendments to the Labor Law under discussion Workers group: Union / Syndicate Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan December 30, 2018
Indian and Bangladeshi workers at the Abwab Al-Khair garment-manufacturing factory go on strike to demand the payment of their back salaries Workers group: Migrant workers Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A al-Hussein Industrial Zone Jordan January 2, 2019
Employees of the Palace of Justice of Karak stage a protest sit-in to demand equal labor conditions with the staff of the Ministry of Justice 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 January 2, 2019
Aqaba railway workers hold a protest march from Ma'an to the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority to demand salary rises and better social security protections Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights March Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Ma'an, Aqaba Jordan January 7, 2019

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart