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 41 - 50 of 659
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
Yarmouk University alumni stage a sit-in at the headquarters of their club to denounce the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akhleh who graduated from Yarmouk University Clan member Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Amman Jordan May 11, 2022
Protesters stage a sit-in outside the Israeli embassy in Amman to denounce the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akhleh and to hold the Israeli army accountable Collective / Informal group Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Amman Jordan May 11, 2022
Journalists, politicians and citizens stage a sit-in outside Al Jazeera office in Amman to denounce the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh Collective / Informal group Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Amman Jordan May 11, 2022
Faculty of Media students at the Middle East university in Amman stage a sit-in to denounce the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akhleh Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support to political leader / Public figure N/A Amman Jordan May 11, 2022
People in financial difficulty stage a sit-in outside the Parliament to demand to reconsider laws that sanction indebted people Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan May 9, 2022
Ras el Naqab residents stage a sit-in to denounce water shortages Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Ras el Naqab Jordan May 8, 2022
People in financial difficulty stage a sit-in outside the Parliament to demand the adoption of a law to stop the imprisonment of indebted people Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan April 25, 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 April 25, 2022
Tribes in Aqaba stage a 3-day sit-in on the Municipality roundabout after one of their sons died during a security raidTribes in Aqaba stage a 3-day sit-in on the Municipality roundabout after one of their sons died during a security raid. They suspended Clan member Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Procedural action Aqaba Jordan April 19, 2022
Protesters from the Bani Hassan tribe stage a sit-in in Zarqa in support of the Palestinian people and to denounce the arrest of activists Clan member Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly, Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Zarqa Jordan April 18, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart