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 542
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort descending
Small poultry farmers stage a sit-in in Amman to demand greater state protection against the concurrence of larger farms Workers group: Self-employed, Workers group: Agriculture workers Corporatist grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Amman Jordan October 8, 2018
As their open-ended strike enters the second day, municipality workers stage a mass sit-in in front of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs to repeat their demands for better labor conditions Workers group: Union / Syndicate, 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 Amman Jordan October 9, 2018
Engineers working at the Ministry of Education inaugurate an open-ended strike to obtain a 150% salary raise and equal labor treatment with the rest of the engineers employed in the public sector Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan October 14, 2018
Agricultural engineers employed at the Greater Amman Municipality stage a sit-in to demand equal labor treatment with the rest of their peers Workers group: Union / Syndicate, 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 http://labor-watch.net/ar/read-news/131047 Jordan October 16, 2018
Workers of the Jordan Petroleum Refinery (Aqaba) stage a protest sit-in to protest the suspension of their health insurance allowances by the company and to demand safer and healthier labor conditions 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 Aqaba Jordan October 28, 2018
Drivers of the bus company Jett hold a sit-in in front of the company headquarter in Amman to demand salary rises and protest the company's repeated violation of workers' labor rights Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan October 29, 2018
Teachers working in the Syrian refugee camps of Azraq and Mraijeeb Al-Fhood inaugurate an open-ended strike to demand the payment of their back wages Workers group: School teachers / University professors Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Azraq. Zarqa Jordan October 30, 2018
After the failure of the barganing with the government, the workers of 65 municipalities out of 100 resume an open-ended strike to obtain full satisfaction of their demands for greater social security rights and labor allowances Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Jordan October 31, 2018
As their open-ended strike continues, municipal workers stage a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs to protest against the transfer of 36 colleagues from the Irbid Municipality, considered as a retaliation for their political activity Workers group: Public Sector Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Repression Amman Jordan November 4, 2018
Journalists of the Jordanian News Agency PETRA stage a sit-in in front of the Prime Minister palace to protest against the government policy excludng them from the beneficiaries of the system of premiums foreseen for the affiliates to the JPA Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan November 12, 2018

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

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