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 61 - 70 of 826
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Dozens of citizens in Ajloun protest against the ministerial committee arrived in town to discuss the draft of the new income tax law Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Ajloun Jordan September 19, 2018
Protesters roadblock in Ajloun over the arrest of an activist Collective / Informal group Injustice / Perceived injustice Road blockade Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Ajloun Jordan February 16, 2022
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
Hundreds of citizens hold a protest stand in Ajloun 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 Ajloun Jordan January 31, 2020
Uemployed from Tafilah stage a sit-in in Al Ayes during their march toyards the Royal Hashemite Court to demand job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Al Ayes Jordan May 24, 2022
Residents stage a sit-in outside Mafraq Water Department to protest as water does not reach their homes Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Al Mafraq Jordan June 14, 2022
Teachers at Sarfa Secondary School in Al Qasr start an open-ended sit-in at their school to protest the decision of the Directorate of Education of Karak to dismiss the school principal Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Al Qasr Jordan September 20, 2022
Employees of al-Balqa Directorate of Works stage a one-hour strike to demand better labor and social security allowances Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Al-Balqa Jordan December 18, 2018
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
The employees of the Directorate of Works of al-Balqa governorate stage a sit-in to demand the equalization of their labor and social security rights with those of the other 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...) Bargaining al-Balqa Jordan November 27, 2018

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart