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 31 - 40 of 514
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
Demonstrators march in downtown Amman to protest against the Defense Law and the general increase in prices Collective / Informal group, Political Party, CSO, Clan member Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure March, Demonstration Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan November 12, 2021
Unemployed stage a sit-in outside the Municipality of al-Jafr and send a letter to the King 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 11, 2021
Agriculture workers stage a sit-in outside the Ministry of Labour to protest against the new obligation for foreign workers to benefit from social security Workers group: Agriculture workers Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan November 10, 2021
Workers of the Lafarge Jordan Cement Company enter their forty-sixth day of strike to protest against the restructuring plan that cuts back on spendings at workers' expense 170 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 9, 2021
Students of the University of Jordan stage a sit-in outside the University Presidency office to protest against the decision to organise course registration for students based on the date of payment of tuitions fees Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan November 9, 2021
Yellow taxi drivers stage a sit-in outside Ma'an governorate headquarters to protest against the licensing of smart application transportation and the use of private cars for passengers transportation and delivery Workers group: Self-employed Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights, Corporatist grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Ma'an Jordan November 8, 2021
UNRWA employees stage sit-ins outside UNRWA offices in UNRWA camps in Jordan to protest against the decision of the administration to force them to take four-month-long unpaid leave 7000 Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan November 8, 2021
Workers of the Lafarge Jordan Cement Company enter their forty-third 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 3, 2021
Employees of the "Jordanian-Syrian Company for Land Transport" stage a sit-in outside the Ministry of Transportation to protest against the company's procrastination in paying them two years and three months of unpaid wages Workers group: Other Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services Repression Amman Jordan November 1, 2021
Smart application drivers strike to reiterate their demands and to protest against the lack of state response to their demands. Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan November 1, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

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