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 461 - 470 of 514
Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
As their open-ended strike continues, engineers and agronomists working for the Ministry of Education hold a sit-in in front of the ministry building repeating their demand to receive equal labor treatment with 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...) N/A Amman Jordan December 24, 2018
Youth activists stage a sit-in in Amman's Fourth Circle to protest against corruption and the deterioration of socio-economic conditions, demanding the implementation of overarching reforms for greater social justice 300 Collective / Informal group Policy grievances, 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...) N/A Amman Jordan December 20, 2018
Drivers working for the Ministry of Health inaugurate an open-ended strike to demand equal labor treatment with the rest of ministerial employees 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...) Bargaining Amman Jordan December 18, 2018
Employees of al-Balqa Directorate of Works stage a one-hour strike to demand better labor and social security 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 Al-Balqa Jordan December 18, 2018
Opticians stage a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Health to protest against the new regulations to exercise the profession, which compel opticians to be affiliated to the Syndicate of Optical Shop Owners Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan December 18, 2018
al-Salt high-school students stage a rally to protest against the ministerial proposal of introducing a new single-semester evalutation mechanism for the final exams, judges as unfair Students and/or student’s unions and clubs Injustice / Perceived injustice March Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Salt Jordan December 13, 2018
Hundreds of citizens hold a sit-in in Amman's Fourth Circle for the second day in a row to protest against a new IMF-backed package of austerity initiatives and the deterioration of the national socio-economic conditions 500+ 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 Repression Amman Jordan December 13, 2018
Hundreds of citizens 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 corruption 500+ 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 Repression Amman Jordan December 12, 2018
The Coalition of Websites holds a protest sit-in in front of the Jordanian Press Association to demand the release of two colleagues detained under the new cybercrime laws, firmly contested by the demonstrators Workers group: Other Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan December 12, 2018
Hundreds of citizens hold a sit-in in Amman's Fourth Circle to protest against a new IMF-backed package of austerity initiatives and the deterioration of the national socio-economic conditions 500+ 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 Demonstration Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan December 6, 2018

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

Mode of Action Chart