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.
|Title||Actors / Mobilising structures||Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA||Mode of action||Objective||State response||Location||Country||Date|
|Dayr Allah Farmers’ Union hols a protest stand against the government's delays to provide economic helps for the heavy damages provoked by a storm||Workers group: Agriculture workers, Workers group: Union / Syndicate||Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||Bargaining||Deyr Allah||Jordan||March 14, 2020|
|Defaulting borrowers of the Development and Employment Fund stage a sit-in near the Prime Ministry to demand measures that would facilitate the payment of their debts||Collective / Informal group||Policy grievances||Sit-in||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Amman||Jordan||June 27, 2022|
|Delivery workers start an open-ended strike and stage a sit-in in Amman, Irbid and Zarqa to protest against the management's decision to reduce their fares||Workers group: Self-employed||Corporate grievances||Sit-in, Strike / Strike announcement||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Amman, Irbid, Zarqa||Jordan||August 1, 2021|
|Demonstrators march in downtown Amman to protest against the Defense Law and the general increase in prices||Collective / Informal group, Political Party, CSO, Clan member||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||March, Demonstration||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Amman||Jordan||November 12, 2021|
|Demonstrators participate in a sit-in in Aqaba called by the Islamic Movement in support of the Palestinian people to protest against the Israeli violations in Jerusalem and to denounce the normalisation with Israel||FBO||Regional / Political grievances||Sit-in||Support of a cause||N/A||Aqaba||Jordan||April 16, 2022|
|Demonstrators protest at the State Security Court in Amman in support of MP Osama Ajarmeh who was sentenced to 12 years of hard labour for his criticism of parliament and King Abdullah II||Collective / Informal group||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Demonstration||Support to political leader / Public figure, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||Repression||Amman||Jordan||January 26, 2022|
|Demonstrators stage a sit-in outside the United Nations headquarters in Amman to denounce the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akhleh||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Regional / Political grievances||Sit-in||Support to political leader / Public figure||N/A||Amman||Jordan||May 17, 2022|
|Detainees of the Irbid Reform and Rehabilitation Center protest against the decision of the direction to impose a visit ban of two weeks||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Other||Demands for rights / Services||Repression||Irbid||Jordan||March 15, 2020|
|Dhiban activists stage a night sit-in to demand comprehensive political and economic reforms and a new political approach to address the crisis||CSO||Policy grievances||Sit-in||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Dhiban||Jordan||July 30, 2021|
|Dismissed employees from the "Grindel" company who were working for the Jordan Electricity Company on the development of services staged a demonstration outside the company's Amman offices to call for the approval of their reinstatement file.||Workers group: Unemployed||Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||Cooptation||Amman||Jordan||November 21, 2022|