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.
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|Title||Actors / Mobilising structures||Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA||Mode of action||Objective||State response||Location||Country||Date|
|After Friday prayer, hundreds of citizens hold a protest sit-in in Ajloun rejecting 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||February 7, 2020|
|al-Shifa bus drivers hold a strike to protest against the unfair concurrence of unlicensed vehicles, demanding protective measures||Workers group: Self-employed||Corporatist grievances||Strike / Strike announcement||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Ajloun||Jordan||September 30, 2018|
|Youth groups in Ajloun organise a sit-in in solidarity with Palestine, condemning ongoing Israeli attacks against the Gaza Strip||Collective / Informal group||Regional / Political grievances||Sit-in||Support of a cause||N/A||Ajloun||Jordan||May 11, 2021|
|Bus drivers of Ajloun governorate hold a strike to protest against the concurrence of private vehicles||Workers group: Self-employed||Corporatist grievances||Strike / Strike announcement||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Ajloun||Jordan||January 21, 2019|
|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|