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 791 - 800 of 826
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Families of students living in the Wadi Bin Hammad area stage a sit-in in front of Battir mixed school to protest the lack of transportation for the students Clan member Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Wadi Bin Hammad Jordan September 6, 2022
Dozens of siblings of the demonstrators arrested during the March 13-14 protests stage a sit-in in Yarqa to demand their immediate release Clan member Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Yarqa Jordan March 27, 2021
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
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
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
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
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
A group of employees of the Hashemite University (Zarqa) inaugurates an open-ended sit-in to demand equal labor treatment with other colleagues with the same qualifications Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Zarqa Jordan January 28, 2020

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart