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.

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Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort descending
Dozens of taxi drivers operating at the Amman-Aqaba Travel Complex of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone stage a protest sit-in to demand an overarching reorganization of the transport sector in the area and of the transport activities in the complex Workers group: Self-employed Corporatist grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Aqaba Jordan January 8, 2019
Dozens of military reitrees stage a sit-in in front of the headquarters of Husseiniya Palace in Dabouq to protest against the government decision to dismiss military retirees from civil service Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Security / Military forces, Workers group: Retirees Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan January 13, 2019
"Yellow Taxi" drivers hold a sit-in in front of the Parliament against the concurrence of ride-hailing apps Workers group: Self-employed Corporatist grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan January 15, 2019
Students of Al-Balqa Applied University hold a sit-in to protest the decision of the presidency to introduce a computerized marking system Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression, Bargaining Al-Balqa Jordan January 15, 2019
Dozens of employees of the Ministry of Communication stage a sit-in to protest against the abolition of housing bonuses and salary reductions Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan January 21, 2019
Bus drivers of Ajloun governorate hold a strike to protest against the concurrence of private vehicles Workers group: Self-employed Corporatist grievances Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Ajloun Jordan January 21, 2019
Jordanian-Indian Fertilizer Company daily workers stage a sit-in at the mine plant in Eshidiyah demanding a permanent contract Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Eshidiyah Jordan January 23, 2019
Dozens of drivers and owners of buses transporting private school students stage a protest sit-in n front of the Ministry of Transportations against the Cabinet's decision to grant tax exemptions in exchange for the replacement of old vehicles with brand Workers group: Self-employed Corporatist grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan January 27, 2019
The faculty staff of Yarmouk University (Irbid) inaugurate an open-ended sit-in to protest against the reduction of their allocations from the parallel education programs Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Irbid Jordan January 28, 2019
PhD holders with visual impairments stage a protest sit-in in front of the Royal Court to demand employment in Jordanian universities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan January 30, 2019

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Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart