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.

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Title Number of protestors Actors / Mobilising structures Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA Mode of action Objective State response Location Country Datesort ascending
Tour guides in Petra stage a sit-in outside the Visitor Center to demand job opportunities, and to protest against the cancellation of their elections and the inaction of the Ministry of Tourism Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection, Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure, Demands for rights / Services N/A Petra Jordan October 15, 2021
Workers and retirees of the Lafarge Jordan Cement Company stage a sit-in outside the Amman Chamber of Industry building where a meeting is held to discuss the restructuring plan they oppose 200 Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Retirees, Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan October 12, 2021
Yellow taxi drivers stage a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Transportation to protest against the ministry's failure to implement the Cabinet's decision which stipulates the liberalisation of the number of public taxis Workers group: Self-employed Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A Amman Jordan October 11, 2021
The Committee for the Defense of Radio and Television Corporation employees who were arbitrarily assigned to the National Library Department stages a sit-in in front of the Jordan Press Association to demand that they resume their work at the Corporation Workers group: Other, CSO Injustice / Perceived injustice Sit-in Protest of a policy / Governmental measure Bargaining Amman Jordan October 11, 2021
Unemployed from Malih stage a sit-in in front of the Royal Hashemite Court to demand job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Amman Jordan October 10, 2021
Workers of the Lafarge Jordan Cement Company continue their open-ended strike and stage a sit-in in front of the factory to protest against the restructuring plan Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in, Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...) N/A al-Rashadiyah Jordan October 10, 2021
Fuheis inhabitants stage a sit-in to demand Lafarge Jordan Cement Company to rehabilitate the lands on which the factory is located as part of the insolvency process Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Access to socio-eco rights: Environmental rights and services Sit-in Demands for rights / Services N/A Fuheis Jordan October 9, 2021
Unemployed march in Malih to demand job opportunities Workers group: Unemployed Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection March Demands for rights / Services N/A Malih Jordan October 8, 2021
Workers of the Lafarge Jordan Cement Company enter the eleventh day of their open-ended strike to protest against the restructuring plan and stage a sit-in to protest against the salary deduction 170 Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other Corporate grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Labour rights Sit-in, Strike / Strike announcement Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...), Demands for rights / Services N/A al-Rashadiyah Jordan October 6, 2021
Suspended MP Osama al-Ajarmeh enters his sixtieth day of hunger strike to protest against his arrest without any court ruling against him Affected group (inc. NIMBY) Injustice / Perceived injustice Hunger Strike Protest of a policy / Governmental measure N/A Amman Jordan October 6, 2021

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Actors / Mobilising Structures Chart

Cause / Grievances / Framing CA Chart

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