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 121 - 130 of 758
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
Employees at the Ministry of Awqaf, Islamic affairs and Holy Places stage a sit-in outside the ministry headquarters to demand equal rights to other 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...) N/A Amman Jordan June 1, 2022
Smart application drivers stage a one-day strike nationwide to protest the increase in fuel prices and the inaction of smart application companies that do not address their demands Workers group: Self-employed Corporate grievances, Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan June 1, 2022
Students at the German Jordanian University stage a sit-in on the university campus to reject the imposition of additional fees of 900 dinars per student Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Corporate grievances Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Madaba Jordan May 31, 2022
Farmers from al Azraq stage a sit-in inside the Ministry of Water and Irrigation in Amman to protest the fees imposed on water from artesian wells Workers group: Agriculture workers Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan May 29, 2022
Protesters stage a sit-in outside the Israeli embassy in Amman to denounce Israeli violations in Jerusalem and the march of the flags Collective / Informal group Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Amman Jordan May 29, 2022
Protesters stage a sit-in in Ma'an after the Friday prayer to protest against the privatisation of Ma'an water company and its fusion with Aqaba water company Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Ma'an Jordan May 27, 2022
Security forces arbitrarily arrested teachers who were heading to the syndicate's branch in Irbid to celebrate the Independence Day Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Other Celebration Other Repression Irbid Jordan May 25, 2022
Uemployed from Tafilah stage a sit-in in Al Ayes during their march toyards the Royal Hashemite Court to demand job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Al Ayes Jordan May 24, 2022
Residents who live in a camp in Irbid block a street in the camp to protest the overflowing of sewage water into their neighbourhoods and the inaction of the Yarmouk Water Company Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Road blockade, Tire burning Demands for rights / Services N/A Irbid Jordan May 24, 2022
Eleven unemployed from Tafilah march towards the Royal Hashemite Court to demand job opportunities and are arrested by security forces Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection March Demands for rights / Services Repression Tafilah Jordan May 24, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart