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 721 - 730 of 826
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Teachers protest all over the kingdom to protest against the government decision to dissolve the Teachers' Union Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Support of a cause, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A National Jordan July 20, 2020
UNRWA workers go on strike for salary raises Workers group: Union / Syndicate Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining National Jordan November 3, 2019
Court employees at the Ministry of Justice enter on strike to demand a solution to the lack of resources for the Judges' Aides Fund and greater social security bonuses and allowances Workers group: Public Sector Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services Bargaining National Jordan January 5, 2020
Third category employees of the Ministry of Education go on strike to obtain better labor conditions 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...) Bargaining National Jordan December 29, 2019
School teachers stage solidarity demonstration on a national scale to protest against the government dissolution of the Teachers’ Union Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Demonstration Support of a cause, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A National Jordan September 28, 2020
Protesters in Naur burn down buildings and cars to condemn the sentence of MP Osama Ajarmeh to 12 years of hard labour for his criticism of parliament and ⁦⁦⁦ King Abdullah II Collective / Informal group Injustice / Perceived injustice Support to political leader / Public figure, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Naur Jordan January 26, 2022
Parents of the students of the Sabaa Asir Secondary School for Girls, in the Northern Badia district, refrained from sending their children to school to protest against the failure of the directorate to protect the school from acts of vandalism at night Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Civil disobedience Demands for rights / Services N/A Northern Badia Jordan October 1, 2018
Unemployed engineers protest against the decision of the Yarmouk Water Company to hire personnel from outside the area Workers group: Unemployed Corporate grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Northern Jordan Valley Jordan September 6, 2020
Employees of the Education Directorate of the Northern Jordan Valley stage a sit-in to protest against the transfer of several school principals, judged as a political retaliation Workers group: Public Sector Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Northern Jordan Valley Jordan September 24, 2018
Tour guides in Petra stage a sit-in outside the Visitor Center to demand job opportunities, and to protest against the cancellation of their elections and the inaction of the Ministry of Tourism Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services N/A Petra Jordan October 15, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart