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 Locationsort ascending Country Date
Dozens of citizens hold a solidarity demonstration in Zarqa with the Palestinian cause, rejecting Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century" Collective / Informal group, Political Party, CSO Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Zarqa Jordan February 8, 2020
After Friday prayer, hundreds of citizens rally in Zarqa to reject Donald Trumps' "Deal of the Century" Political Party, CSO Regional / Political grievances March Support of a cause N/A Zarqa Jordan February 21, 2020
Thousands of teachers stage a protest in front of the Education Directorate of Zarqa to reiterate their demands for salary rises Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Demonstration Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Zarqa Jordan September 23, 2019
Activists stage a sit-in in Downtown Zarqa to demand the release of political prisoners and political and economic reforms Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Zarqa Jordan May 21, 2022
Dozens of citizens in Zarqa protest against the ministerial committee arrived in town to discuss the draft of the new income tax law Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Zarqa Jordan September 18, 2018
Activists of the Bani Hassan tribe stage a sit-in at night in Zarqa to demand reforms, accountability, and the release of prisoners of conscience Clan member Policy grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Zarqa Jordan February 17, 2022
Protesters demonstrate in Zarqa to protest municipal and governorate councils election results and burn one of the polling stations. Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Demonstration Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system) Repression Zarqa Jordan March 22, 2022
Hundreds of citizens demonstrate in Zarqa in solidarity with Palestine, following the escalation of tensions in the Occupied Territories around the access to Al-Aqsa Mosque and a wave of evictions in the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah Collective / Informal group, Political Party Regional / Political grievances Demonstration Support of a cause N/A Zarqa Jordan May 7, 2021
Activists of the Political Gathering of the Bani Hassan Tribe hold a sit-in in Zarqa to renovate their quest for overarching political and economic reforms, demanding the release of all Jordanian detained activists CSO, Clan member Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Zarqa Jordan January 1, 2020
Activists stage a sit-in outside the Governorate building in Zarqa to demand the release of political detainees Collective / Informal group Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Zarqa Jordan March 27, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart