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 811 - 820 of 826
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
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
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
Coffee shop owners stage a protest in Zarqa to protest against Covid-19 restrictions to their activities Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services N/A Zarqa Jordan February 24, 2021
Political parties and activists organise two demonstrations in Zarqa in solidarity with Palestine, amid escalating tensions in the Occupied Territories Political Party Regional / Political grievances Demonstration Support of a cause N/A Zarqa Jordan May 10, 2021
After Friday prayer, hundreds of citizens hold a protest march in Zarqa rejecting Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century" Collective / Informal group, Political Party, CSO Regional / Political grievances March Support of a cause N/A Zarqa Jordan February 7, 2020
Activists of the Bani Hassan tribe stage a sit-in at night in Zarqa outside the Police station and the Intelligence office to denounce arbitrary arrests of opponents and to demand reforms Clan member Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Zarqa Jordan June 7, 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
Students majoring in science and technology living in Zarqa Governorate stage a march in protest against the decision of the Transport Regulatory Authority to prevent one of the transport companies from transporting students to the university and to repla Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Policy grievances March Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Cooptation Zarqa Jordan October 25, 2022
Teachers stage a sit-in Zarqa in solidarity with the Teachers' Union Workers group: School teachers / University professors Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Support of a cause, Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Zarqa Jordan February 14, 2021
Political parties and activists organise a sit-in in Zarqa in solidarity with Palestine, condemning ongoing Israeli attacks against the Gaza Strip Political Party Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Zarqa Jordan May 11, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart