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 21 - 30 of 514
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
"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
Protesters stage a sit-in in Duwwar al Dakhiliyye in Amman to denounce the water agreement concluded between Jordan and Israel Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Amman Jordan November 22, 2021
Sit-in in Agareb to demand the truth about the death of one of the protester who died during a demonstration against the decision of the Ministry of Environment to reopen the El Guenna landfill Collective / Informal group Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Agareb Jordan November 22, 2021
The unemployed of al-Jafr area stage sit-in on the al-Jafr bridge to demand job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A al-Jafr Jordan November 21, 2021
Contract workers of the Aqaba Container Terminal enter their sixth day of strike to demand to be employed as permanent workers 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 Aqaba Jordan November 21, 2021
Activists of the Bani Hassan tribe stage a sit-in in Zarqa to demand a new political approach Clan member Policy grievances Sit-in Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system) N/A Zarqa Jordan November 20, 2021
Workers of the Lafarge Jordan Cement Company enter their fifty-fifth 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 18, 2021
UNRWA employees stage sit-ins outside UNRWA offices in UNRWA camps in Jordan to demand their 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...), Demands for rights / Services N/A Jordan November 16, 2021
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 two years and five months of unpaid wages Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Bargaining Amman Jordan November 16, 2021
Contract workers of the Aqaba Container Terminal start an open-ended strike to demand to be employed as permanent workers 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 Aqaba Jordan November 16, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart