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 711 - 720 of 826
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort ascending Country Date
Shopkeepers of Amman protest against the government decision to extend Covid-19 curfew Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan March 31, 2021
The Association of Jordanian Farmers stages a demonstration at the Ministry of Labor to protest against the shortage of foreign agricultural laborers Workers group: Self-employed, Workers group: Union / Syndicate Corporatist grievances Demonstration Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Amman Jordan February 7, 2021
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
Hundreds of "Yellow Taxi" drivers stage a sit-in in front of the Parliament to protest the government delay in implementing a number of protective measures cushioning the concurrence of ride-hailing apps Workers group: Self-employed, Collective / Informal group Corporatist grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan March 19, 2019
Hundreds of teachers stage a protest in front of the Professional Associations Complex in Amman to reiterate their demands for greater labor rights and benefits Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan October 3, 2019
Hundreds of citizens hold a sit-in in Amman's Fourth Circle to protest against a new IMF-backed package of austerity initiatives, the deterioration of the national socio-economic conditions and corruption Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Amman Jordan December 12, 2018
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
Smart application drivers stage a sit-in outside the Parliament to reiterate their demands and to protest against the lack of state response to their demands Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Amman Jordan February 28, 2022
Students stage a sit-in at the University of Jordan to denounce Israeli violations in Jerusalem and to protest the normalisation with Israel Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Amman Jordan April 17, 2022
Unemployed youth of the Hayy al-Tafaileh (Amman) inaugurates an open-ended sit-in in front of the Royal Hashemite Court in Amman demanding job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan April 9, 2019

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart