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 21 - 30 of 826
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
Shops in Kerak Governorate started a strike in solidarity with the public transport sector and truck drivers, demanding a reduction in fuel prices. Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Strike / Strike announcement Support of a cause N/A Kerak Jordan December 14, 2022
Protests erupted in the Lubb and Malih areas of Theban District in Madaba Governorate, in protest against the increase in fuel prices. Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Madaba Governorate Jordan December 13, 2022
Service lines in Amman, announced a strike, in protest against the increase in fuel prices. Workers group: Other Policy grievances Strike / Strike announcement Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan December 13, 2022
Yellow taxi drivers, as well as taxi drivers, gathered in Amman to protest the rise in fuel prices. Workers group: Other Policy grievances Demonstration Demands for rights / Services Cooptation Amman Jordan December 12, 2022
Truck and transport drivers in Ma'an announced their rejection of the agreement announced by the government with the Syndicate of Bus and Public Car Owners, refusing to end the strike. Workers group: Other Policy grievances Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services Cooptation Ma'an Jordan December 11, 2022
Drivers working on smart transportation applications (Uber, Careem, and Jenny) went on strike in Zarqa and As-Salt governorates, in solidarity with the strike of trucks and public transport. Workers group: Other Policy grievances Strike / Strike announcement Support of a cause N/A Zarqa, As-Salt governorate Jordan December 11, 2022
Truck drivers and owners continue their strike for the eighth day in a row, in solidarity with the strike that began last week demanding a reduction in fuel prices, especially diesel. Workers group: Other Policy grievances Strike / Strike announcement Support of a cause N/A Jordan Jordan December 11, 2022
The head of the Independent Syndicate of Public Drivers, Muhammad Walid Al-Zeer, confirmed that taxi and service car drivers have joined the strike, which covers the transport and freight sectors. Workers group: Union / Syndicate Policy grievances Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Jordan Jordan December 8, 2022
The retirees of the Jordanian Phosphate Mines Company renewed their sit-in in front of the company's building in Amman, to demand the reinstatement of health insurance as it was in 2000. Workers group: Retirees Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan December 7, 2022
Bus drivers for public transportation joined the national strike that truck drivers had called to protest the rise in fuel prices, particularly diesel. Workers group: Other Policy grievances Strike / Strike announcement Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan Jordan December 7, 2022

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart