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 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 31, 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 February 3, 2019
Drivers working through ride-hailing apps stage a protest sit-in in front of the Land Transportation Regulatory Commission in Amman demanding the withdrawal of the government decision to impose the application of a print on the door of the car with the co Workers group: Self-employed Corporatist grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan February 10, 2019
Dozens of unemployed from the Tafilah governorate inaugurate a protest march towards Amman to demand job opportunities. 100+ Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection March Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Tafilah Jordan February 10, 2019
Military retirees stage a sit-in in front of the Royal Hashemite Court to protest against the government decision to suspend their complementary services in the civilian capacities of the armed forces 200+ 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 February 11, 2019
Dozen of lawyers stage a sit-in in front of the North Amman Court demanding the change of the court building Workers group: Self-employed Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan February 12, 2019
Unemployed youth from Aqaba governorate inaugurates a protest march towards the Royal Hashemite Court in Amman to demand job opportunities 100+ Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection March Demands for rights / Services N/A Aqaba Jordan February 14, 2019
Dozens of citizens protest in downtown Amman to ask for economic reforms (lowering prices, reviewing the sales tax, providing job opportunities for unemployed youth, and reconsidering election and party laws) and fighting corruption 200+ CSO Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly, 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 February 14, 2019
Inmates of the Juvenile Detention Center of Ruseifa riot to protest the transfer of two inmates in a new site Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Injustice / Perceived injustice Other Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Ruseifa Jordan February 19, 2019
Unemployed youth from Irbid governorate inaugurates a protest march towards the Royal Hashemite Court in Amman to demand job opportunities 50+ Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection March Demands for rights / Services N/A Irbid Jordan February 20, 2019

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart