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 11 - 20 of 627
Titlesort descending Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Date
A group of citizens protests in Amman to demand the release of Colonel Moustafa al-Anizat and all the detainees arrested in the security operation against Prince Hamza bin Hussein Collective / Informal group Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan April 10, 2021
A group of employees of the Hashemite University (Zarqa) inaugurates an open-ended sit-in to demand equal labor treatment with other colleagues with the same qualifications Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Zarqa Jordan January 28, 2020
A group of working women from Dhiban inaugurates an open-ended sit-in with their children in front of the Royal Hashemite Court demanding their reintegration to work after having been suspended from work Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan March 6, 2019
A number of taxi and bus drivers working on the Madaba - Ma'in line go on strike to protest against the concurrence of "private buses", judged as unfair Workers group: Self-employed Corporatist grievances Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Madaba Jordan November 19, 2018
A protest march to ask for the release of arrested members of the Teachers' Union ends in clashes with the security forces Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice March Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Support of a cause Repression Karak Jordan August 4, 2020
About 140 daily workers employed in sub-contract at the Phosphate Company in Aqaba stage a sit-in to demand permanent employment and greater labor and social security protections Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Aqaba Jordan March 17, 2019
About 25 employees of Al-Bayt University storm the president's office to demand his resignation after the rumor spread that he intended to run for a second mandate Workers group: Public Sector Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Building blockade / Occupation Protest of a public statement / Public representation Repression Mafraq Jordan September 4, 2018
Accountants of the Ministry of Health stage a protest to demand equal social security bonuses and allowances as the rest of 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 Amman Jordan November 25, 2018
Activists and citizens hold a sit-in in Aqaba in solidarity with Palestinian people and the #SaveSheikhJarrah campaign Political Party Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Aqaba Jordan May 10, 2021
Activists and family members of detainees demand their release and condemn how political activists who demand reforms and voice their opinions are constantly silenced and arrested Collective / Informal group, Clan member Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Mafraq Jordan March 4, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart