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 31 - 40 of 627
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
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
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
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
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
Hundreds of citizens hold a protest stand in Kafr Soum to reject Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century" Collective / Informal group, Political Party, CSO Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Kafr Soum Jordan January 31, 2020
Sit-in in Agareb to demand the truth about the death of one of the protester who died during a demonstration against the decision of the Ministry of Environment to reopen the El Guenna landfill Collective / Informal group Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Agareb Jordan November 22, 2021
Protesters roadblock and burn tires in the Aghwar Shamaliyah to protest municipal and governorate councils election results. Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Road blockade, Tire burning Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system) Repression Aghwar Shamaliyah Jordan March 23, 2022
Working women of the Zamaleyah clothing factory stage a sit-in in front of the plant to ask for its reopening Workers group: Other Corporate grievances Sit-in Other N/A Aghwar Shamaliyah Jordan July 11, 2020
Dozens of citizens in Ain Jana demonstrate in support of King Abdullah II's stances rejecting Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century" Political Party, CSO Regional / Political grievances Demonstration Support of a cause N/A Ain Jana Jordan February 14, 2020
Ajloun activists stage a sit-in to demand the release of the detainees arrested during the protests of March 13-14 and reiterate their demands for the resignation of the government Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Ajloun Jordan March 20, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart