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 41 - 50 of 517
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
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
Teachers who were forced to retire stage a sit-in outside the office of the Minister of Education to demand him to cancel the decision to force 120 teachers to early retirement Workers group: School teachers / University professors Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) Repression Amman Jordan October 31, 2021
Activists stage a sit-in outside Marka prison to demand to release detainees who have been jailed because they expressed their political opinion Collective / Informal group Injustice / Perceived injustice, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan October 31, 2021
Workers of the Lafarge Jordan Cement Company enter their thirty-first 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 October 26, 2021
Employees of the "Jordanian-Syrian Company for Land Transport" stage a sit-in in front of the Parliament 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 Bargaining Amman Jordan October 25, 2021
Workers of the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company stage sit-ins in front of the company's headquarters in Karak, Tafilah, and Ma'an governorates to protest against the transfer of their health insurance to an insurance company Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Karak, Tafilah, Ma'an Jordan October 24, 2021
Activists of the Bani Hassan tribe stage a sit-in to protest against the abusive enforcement of Defense Law Clan member Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Mafraq Jordan October 23, 2021
Shop owners in the "Trucks city" area in Irbid roadblock to protest against the repeated attacks and robberies they face since the Friday Market has been transferred to their area Workers group: Self-employed Injustice / Perceived injustice Road blockade Demands for rights / Services N/A Irbid Jordan October 22, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

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