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|
|Breeders stage a sit-in outside the Northern Badia Agriculture Directorate to protest against the absence of sheeps' count and the resulting decrease in allocated fodder||Workers group: Agriculture workers||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Mafraq||Jordan||December 7, 2021|
|Bus and drivers of the Karak governorate stage a sit-in to demand protection from the concurrence of unlicensed private operators||Workers group: Self-employed||Corporatist grievances||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Karak||Jordan||March 15, 2021|
|Bus and taxi drivers stage a strike to protest the government decision to reduce the public transport capacity by 50% due to Covid-19 pandemic, demanding compensations||Workers group: Self-employed||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection||Strike / Strike announcement||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services||Bargaining||Irbid||Jordan||March 14, 2021|
|Bus drivers and owners stage a strike in Karak to demand compensations for the economic losses provoked by the Covid-19 restrictions on the capacity of buses||Workers group: Self-employed||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection||Strike / Strike announcement||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Karak||Jordan||February 1, 2021|
|Bus drivers for public transportation joined the national strike that truck drivers had called to protest the rise in fuel prices, particularly diesel.||Workers group: Other||Policy grievances||Strike / Strike announcement||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Jordan||Jordan||December 7, 2022|
|Bus drivers in Mafraq start an open-ended sit-in over the decision to move their bus stops from Mujama' al Safriyat to Mujama' al Jadid||Workers group: Self-employed||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Mafraq||Jordan||September 9, 2021|
|Bus drivers of Ajloun governorate hold a strike to protest against the concurrence of private vehicles||Workers group: Self-employed||Corporatist grievances||Strike / Strike announcement||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Ajloun||Jordan||January 21, 2019|
|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|
|Bus drivers of the governorate hold a demonstration in Karak desert road to protest the decision to transfer the Karak Transportation Complex from downtown to a new peripheral location||Workers group: Self-employed||Policy grievances, Corporatist grievances||Road blockade||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Karak||Jordan||February 11, 2020|
|Bus drivers operating in Al-Nakhil Square, Amman, stage a strike to protest against the Amman Municipality’s decision to move their bus stops from Al-Nakhil Square to Quraish Street||Workers group: Self-employed||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Strike / Strike announcement||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Amman||Jordan||July 11, 2021|