Mapping of Collective Actions in Jordan

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 Lebanon Support.

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 Lebanon Support’s team.

Information sources: Media reports, NGO reports, aid actors reports, as well as first-hand data collected by the Lebanon Support team.

Period covered by data collection: September 1st, 2019 - till present.

Displaying 11 - 20 of 514
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
The Islamic movement in Zarqa organises a sit-in to condemn the agreement signed between Jordan, Israel and the United Arab Emirates to swap solar energy and desalinated water, to demand the government to resign, and to stop normalisation with Israel FBO Policy grievances, Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Zarqa Jordan November 25, 2021
Students of the Jordan University of Science and Technology in Irbid stage a sit-in to condemn the agreement signed between Jordan, Israel and the United Arab Emirates to swap solar energy and desalinated water. Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Policy grievances, Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Irbid Jordan November 24, 2021
Unemployed demonstrate in Karak Castle to demand job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Demonstration Demands for rights / Services N/A Karak Jordan November 24, 2021
Workers of the Lafarge Jordan Cement Company enter their sixty-first day of strike to protest against the restructuring plan that cuts back on spendings at workers' expense Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A al-Rashadiyah Jordan November 24, 2021
UNRWA employees stage sit-ins outside UNRWA offices in UNRWA camps in Jordan to demand ther rights 7000 Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan November 24, 2021
Unemployed of the Zarqa governorate stage a sit-in in Russeifa in solidarity with the Keraki unemployed and to protest against the inability of the State to address their demand for job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Russeifa Jordan November 24, 2021
Students in several Jordanian universities demonstrate to condemn the agreement signed between Jordan, Israel and the United Arab Emirates to swap solar energy and desalinated water Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Policy grievances, Regional / Political grievances Demonstration Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman, al-Mafraq, Zarqa Jordan November 23, 2021
Jordanian massively use the hashtag "The water of the enemy is occupation" on Twitter to condemn the agreement signed between Jordan, Israel and the United Arab Emirates to swap solar energy and desalinated water. Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Regional / Political grievances Online campaign Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan November 23, 2021
Activists of the Bani Hassan tribe stage a sit-in at night in Zarqa to protest against the constitutional amendments and the successive governmental policies, and to denounce the water agreement concluded between Jordan and Israel Clan member Policy grievances, Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Zarqa Jordan November 23, 2021
"Yellow taxi" drivers start their long march from Kerak to the Interior Ministry in Amman to protest against the unfair competition of unlicensed smart-application transportation, private cars and minibuses 30 Workers group: Self-employed Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights, Corporatist grievances March Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Kerak Jordan November 22, 2021

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