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 542
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort descending
Yellow Taxi drivers inaugurate an open-ended sit-in in Amman to protest against the concurrence of ride-hailing apps Workers group: Self-employed Corporatist grievances Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan November 13, 2018
Jordanian Teachers’ Union stages a sit-in at the Education Directorate in solidarity with the colleagues detained after the school-bus accident provoked by floods in the Dead Sea region Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: School teachers / University professors Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan November 13, 2018
Banana importers stage a sit-in in front of the Parliament demanding to open the doors to banana imports to compensate for the shortages in local production Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining, Procedural action Amman Jordan November 18, 2018
140 employees of a resort in the Dead Sea area hold a sit-in to protest against the decision of the management to dismiss them from work without paying the due back salaries Workers group: Other Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Dead Sea Jordan November 19, 2018
A number of taxi and bus drivers working on the Madaba - Ma'in line go on strike to protest against the concurrence of "private buses", judged as unfair Workers group: Self-employed Corporatist grievances Strike / Strike announcement Demands for rights / Services N/A Madaba Jordan November 19, 2018
Drivers working on ride-hailing apps (Uber, Careem) inaugurate an open-ended sit-in to voice their demands Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Amman Jordan November 21, 2018
Accountants of the Ministry of Health stage a protest to demand equal social security bonuses and allowances as the rest of ministerial employees Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining Amman Jordan November 25, 2018
Unemployed engineers of the Tafilah governorate stage a protest demanding to be included in the public works and training programs carried out in the governorate Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Demonstration Demands for rights / Services N/A Tafilah Jordan November 26, 2018
The employees of the Directorate of Works of al-Balqa governorate stage a sit-in to demand the equalization of their labor and social security rights with those of the other ministerial employees Workers group: Public Sector Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Bargaining al-Balqa Jordan November 27, 2018
Youth activists hold a sit-in in Amman's Fourth Circle to protest against a new IMF-backed package of austerity initiatives, the deterioration of the national socio-economic conditions, and the purposed amendments to the Cybercrime Law Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection, Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure, Corruption and/ or lack of accountability Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan November 30, 2018

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

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