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 627
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Hundreds of citizens in Amman hold a solidarity march with Palestine, demanding the end of the ongoing Israeli aggessions against Gaza, Jerusalem and the rest of the Occupied Territories Collective / Informal group Regional / Political grievances March Support of a cause N/A Amman Jordan May 17, 2021
Security forces prevent families of detained activists to stage a sit-in outside the Ministry of Interior to demand their release Clan member Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Amman Jordan March 17, 2022
Employees of the "Jordanian-Syrian Company for Land Transport" stage a sit-in in front of the Parliament to protest against the company's procrastination in paying them two years and three months of unpaid wages Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Amman Jordan October 25, 2021
Hundreds of citizens demonstrate in Amman in solidarity with Palestine, following the escalation of tensions in the Occupied Territories around the access to Al-Aqsa Mosque and a wave of evictions in the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah Collective / Informal group, Political Party Regional / Political grievances Demonstration Support of a cause N/A Amman Jordan May 7, 2021
Ukrainian and Jordanian citizens stage a sit-in outside the Ukrainian embassy in Amman to protest against the invasion of their country by Russia Collective / Informal group, Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Amman Jordan February 25, 2022
Students stage a sit-in at the University of Jordan to denounce Israeli violations in Jerusalem and to protest the normalisation with Israel Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Amman Jordan April 17, 2022
For the third week in a row, protesters demonstrate in downtown Amman after the Friday prayer to protest against the agreement signed between Jordan, Israel and the United Arab Emirates to swap solar energy and desalinated water Collective / Informal group, CSO Policy grievances, Regional / Political grievances March Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan December 10, 2021
Retirees of the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company stage a sit-in in front of the company's building in Amman to voice their demand for a better, cheaper, and more inclusive health insurance Workers group: Retirees Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Amman Jordan October 17, 2021
Protesters stage a sit-in in Duwwar al Dakhiliyye in Amman to denounce the water agreement concluded between Jordan and Israel Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Amman Jordan November 22, 2021
The Coalition of Websites holds a protest sit-in in front of the Jordanian Press Association to demand the release of two colleagues detained under the new cybercrime laws, firmly contested by the demonstrators Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan December 12, 2018

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart