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 41 - 50 of 826
Title Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Locationsort descending Country Date
Parents and students protest in several localities of the Kingdom against the continuation of the Teachers' strike Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Other Demonstration Other N/A Jordan September 17, 2019
Taxi drivers, shared taxi drivers and bus and minibus drivers hold a one-day strike nationwide to protest the increase in fuel prices Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Policy grievances Strike / Strike announcement Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan June 28, 2022
Careem and Uber drivers inaugurate an open-ended partial strike of eight hours per day to protest against the exclusion of smart application drivers from the government measure reducing the licensing fees for public transport vehicles by 30% 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...), Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Jordan August 29, 2021
Hundreds of citizens hold a protest stand in Kafr Soum to reject Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century" Collective / Informal group, Political Party, CSO Regional / Political grievances Sit-in Support of a cause N/A Kafr Soum Jordan January 31, 2020
Owners of quarries and truck drivers stage a sit-in to protest the closure of the Adassiyah quarry Workers group: Other Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Adassiyah Jordan August 23, 2022
Unemployed people in the town of Adhruh, Ma'an governorate, continue their sit-in in front of the commercial market, for the third day in a row to demand decent job opportunities. Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Adhruh Jordan October 10, 2022
Sit-in in Agareb to demand the truth about the death of one of the protester who died during a demonstration against the decision of the Ministry of Environment to reopen the El Guenna landfill Collective / Informal group Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Agareb Jordan November 22, 2021
Working women of the Zamaleyah clothing factory stage a sit-in in front of the plant to ask for its reopening Workers group: Other Corporate grievances Sit-in Other N/A Aghwar Shamaliyah Jordan July 11, 2020
Protesters roadblock and burn tires in the Aghwar Shamaliyah to protest municipal and governorate councils election results. Collective / Informal group Policy grievances Road blockade, Tire burning Revolutionary (seeking radical change across society / political system) Repression Aghwar Shamaliyah Jordan March 23, 2022
Unemployed in Aima start a hunger strike to protest the authorities' failure to address their demands for job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Hunger Strike Demands for rights / Services N/A Aima Jordan August 14, 2022


Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart