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 1 - 10 of 826
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Public bus drivers inaugurate an open-ended strike to protest the government decision to reduce the public transport capacity due to Covid-19 pandemic, demanding compensations Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Strike / Strike announcement Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services N/A Jordan March 13, 2021
Teachers launch a campaign on social media in solidarity with 6 of their colleagues who are activists and were transferred to far away schools Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Online campaign Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan September 3, 2022
UNRWA employees stage sit-ins outside UNRWA offices in UNRWA camps in Jordan to protest against the decision of the administration to force them to take four-month-long unpaid leave Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan November 8, 2021
Egyptian migrant workers organise an online campaign to demand the end of the Kafala system and a revision of the fees and fines applied to work Workers group: Migrant workers Policy grievances Online campaign Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan April 12, 2021
The campaign “Stand up with the teacher” launches an online campaign under the hashtag ''We are all Rouba'' after a teacher named Rouba died while she was pregnant due to bad working conditions Campaign Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Online campaign Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Procedural action Jordan June 13, 2022
Taxi drivers, shared taxi drivers and bus and minibus drivers hold a one-day strike nationwide to protest the increase in fuel prices Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Policy grievances Strike / Strike announcement Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan June 28, 2022
Jordanian massively use the hashtag "The water of the enemy is occupation" on Twitter to condemn the agreement signed between Jordan, Israel and the United Arab Emirates to swap solar energy and desalinated water. Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Regional / Political grievances Online campaign Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan November 23, 2021
The Jordanian Teachers' Association organizes a nationwide solidarity march with the union in defiance of the wave of preemptive arrests Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice March Support of a cause, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Jordan June 30, 2021
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
Over 1000 Careem drivers inaugurate an open-ended strike to protest against the rise in the commission rates Workers group: Self-employed Corporate grievances Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Jordan July 13, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart