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 21 - 30 of 659
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
Citizens and party members stage a sit-in outside the Professional Associations Complex in Amman to denounce increases in prices, the most recent being an increase in fuel prices Political Party Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan June 5, 2022
Employees of the Daraghmeh company in Ma'an governorate stage a sit-in in front of the company's building in protest against the company's failure to meet their demands and the threats of arbitrary dismissal of employees and closure of the company Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Ma'an Jordan June 5, 2022
Three 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 June 4, 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
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
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

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart