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 41 - 50 of 826
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
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
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
Employees of the Jordanian-Syrian Company for Land Transport staged a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Transport, to demand a payment of their salaries. Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Jordan October 5, 2022
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
Owners of quarries and truck drivers stage a sit-in to protest the closure of the Adassiyah quarry Workers group: Other Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Adassiyah Jordan August 23, 2022
Unemployed people in the town of Adhruh, Ma'an governorate, continue their sit-in in front of the commercial market, for the third day in a row to demand decent job opportunities. Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Adhruh Jordan October 10, 2022
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
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
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
Unemployed in Aima start a hunger strike to protest the authorities' failure to address their demands for job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Hunger Strike Demands for rights / Services N/A Aima Jordan August 14, 2022


Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart