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 Locationsort descending Country Date
Trade unions organise a sit-in outside the Professional Associations Complex in solidarity with the Palestinian people in Gaza and to condemn the latest Israeli attack on Gaza Workers group: Union / Syndicate Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Amman Jordan August 8, 2022
Young unemployed engineers stage a sit-in in front of the Professional Syndicate Complex in Amman to protest against the fee and training policies pursued by the Order of Engineers Workers group: Unemployed Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Other N/A Amman Jordan October 3, 2019
Taxi and collective taxi drivers and operators stage a sit-in outside the Greater Amman Municipality headquarters to demand the payment of a fuel subsidy allowance announced by the government two months ago Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan September 27, 2022
Around 100 retirees of the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company stage a sit-in in front of Parliament in Amman to demand the Phosphate Mines Company to be responsible for their health insurance. They address their demands to members of parliament after the comp Workers group: Retirees Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Repression Amman Jordan July 26, 2022
Security forces prevent families of detained activists to stage a sit-in outside the Ministry of Interior to demand their release Clan member Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Amman Jordan March 17, 2022
Employees of the "Jordanian-Syrian Company for Land Transport" stage a sit-in outside the Parliament to protest against the company's procrastination in paying them thirty-one months of unpaid wages Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Amman Jordan January 10, 2022
Contract workers of the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company stage a sit-in asking for job continuity Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan July 30, 2021
Unemployed paramedics hold a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Health demanding to be appointed Workers group: Unemployed, Workers group: Healthcare workers Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan April 1, 2019
"Tawjihi'' repeaters stage a sit-in outside the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to protest the allocation of only 5% of university seats to repeaters Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan August 28, 2022
Ukrainian and Jordanian citizens stage a sit-in outside the Ukrainian embassy in Amman to protest against the invasion of their country by Russia Collective / Informal group, Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Amman Jordan February 25, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart