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 141 - 150 of 826
Titlesort descending 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


Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart