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 81 - 90 of 826
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Workers of the Lafarge Jordan Cement Company inaugurate an open-ended strike to demand their labour rights which are denied in the plan presented by Lafarge to the insolvency court Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A al-Rashadiyah Jordan September 26, 2021
Workers of the Lafarge Jordan Cement Company continue their open-ended strike and stage a sit-in in front of the factory to protest against the restructuring plan Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A al-Rashadiyah Jordan October 10, 2021
Workers of the Lafarge Jordan Cement Company inaugurate an open-ended strike to protest against the freezing of their due salary increases since 2017, demanding a compensatory 30% raise Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Al-Rashadiyah Jordan June 1, 2021
Bus drivers of al-Salt governorate protest against the decision of the Transport Regulatory Authority to reduce the operational period of buses from 20 to 15 years Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A al-Salt Jordan February 16, 2020
Protesters stage a sit-in in Salt to protest against constitutional amendments Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A al-Salt Jordan December 31, 2021
Dozens of citizens in Salt rally in sustain of King Abdallah II's positions rejecting Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century" CSO Regional / Political grievances March Support of a cause N/A al-Salt Jordan February 13, 2020
Landowners in Al-Taybeh stage a sit-in to demand the intervention of authorities to put an end to regular encroachments on their lands Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Al-Taybeh Jordan June 25, 2022
Al-Thaghra residents do not send their children to school to protest water cuts in their village and at their children's school Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Civil disobedience Demands for rights / Services N/A Al-Thaghra Jordan September 18, 2022
Agriculture workers stage a sit-in outside the Ministry of Labour to protest against the new obligation for foreign workers to benefit from social security Workers group: Agriculture workers Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan November 10, 2021
Engineers working in the public sector hold a sit-in at the Ministry of Infrastructure to ask for an increase of their technical allowance Workers group: Public Sector Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan January 7, 2020

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart