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|
|Citizens hold a protest sit-in in front of the Jerash Court to demand the release of the activist Alaa al-Ayasra arrested under the Cybercrime Law||Collective / Informal group||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Jerash||Jordan||July 1, 2020|
|Citizens in Jerash hold a demonstration in solidarity with the Teachers' Union||Collective / Informal group||Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Support of a cause, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Jerash||Jordan||February 9, 2021|
|Citizens in Karak hold a demonstration in solidarity with the Teachers' Union||Collective / Informal group||Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice||March||Support of a cause, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Karak||Jordan||February 8, 2021|
|Citizens in Karak hold a sit-in to protest against the gas deal brokered by the Jordanian and the Israeli government, demanding the drop of the agreement and the end of the economic cooperation with the Zionist entity||Political Party, CSO, FBO||Policy grievances, Regional / Political grievances||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Karak||Jordan||January 10, 2021|
|Citizens in Ma'an started an open sit-in demanding the release of the former mayor Majed Al-Sharari.||Collective / Informal group||Policy grievances||Strike / Strike announcement||Support of a cause||N/A||Ma'an Governorate||Jordan||December 21, 2022|
|Citizens of Dhiban hold a march in solidarity with the Teachers' Union||Collective / Informal group||Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice||March||Support of a cause, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Dhiban||Jordan||January 31, 2021|
|Citizens of Karak governorate protest against water shortages||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Karak||Jordan||June 7, 2019|
|Citizens staged a march started from Amman, towards the downtown area, in protest against the price increase in fuel prices.||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Policy grievances||March||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||Repression||Amman||Jordan||December 15, 2022|
|Cleaning workers at Al-Bashir Hospital in Amman stage a sit-in to demand the payment of their salaries for the month of march||Workers group: Other||Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Amman||Jordan||April 7, 2022|
|Coffee shop owners stage a protest in Zarqa to protest against Covid-19 restrictions to their activities||Workers group: Self-employed||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Zarqa||Jordan||February 24, 2021|