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This is the first incarnation of the first edition of what has become Anonymous' Guide to Protecting the North African Revolutions series. Second edition is available here and the third, which includes the technical expertise and tools we've been providing piecemeal to Tunisians, Algerians, and Egyptians as well as new content, will be available through the usual channels soon. This version contains both and includes Arabic translations rather than Tunisian dialect. Those involved in revolts should also download our "care package," which includes a variety of useful tools.

As I've noted here over the past two weeks, factions of Anonymous, including quite a few Tunisians, have been supporting the Tunisian people in their current revolution against the corrupt and undemocratic government that had ruled over them for years. Our efforts have now switched from DDOS attacks and takeovers of non-essential government websites to the more nuanced and difficult work of providing various forms of educational and moral support to Tunisians during the coming period of tumult. The following document, which will be updated further soon, is the first of several that we have begun distributing across Tunisia via the internet and other means. Please take a moment to redistribute this to anyone you know with friends or family in Tunis or any venues, such as forums, where it will have a chance of reaching as many Tunisians as possible.

Anyone who wishes to assist Tunisians with their ongoing revolution may contact me at barriticus@gmail.com.

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Guide to Protecting the Tunisian Revolution, Part One: Initial Security

English, French, Arabic

General Strategies

*Band together into squads of civilians

*Wear a white hand band so military can distinguish you - Be visible.

* Do not let children outside unless you are certain that it is safe and do not let them leave your sight at any point.

* Join forces with other neighbourhoods. Each neighbourhood should act as a squad, but must always be ready to assist others in the area. Always be on guard with as many men as possible. Ask trustworthy members of the army to help reinforce your groups by adding soldiers to each of them or keeping in contact with one of your members designated for the purpose.

* Collaborative mapping: Use Google Earth to track death squads, gangs, and other threats. Don not use this for sensitive information that should be denied to government forces, as anyone can view or edit the map.

                                              Tunisian Tracker
                                                   
Shortened link:

http://bit.ly/...                                                    
                                                   
Link:

http://maps.google.com/...

Log in using a Google account and place location markers/routes onto the map which are then viewable by anyone else who views the map. You must log in to an account in order to edit, but you can view without logging in.

Instructions on how to edit the map:
                               
Users guide:

http://maps.google.com/...

Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/...

Additional Security Tips

* Have a plan. A meeting place and some sort of escape route should be prepared in case of emergency.

* Try and remain calm and focused. Remember to eat and sleep when you need to.

* Stay away from gunfire and sounds of violence rather than seeking to investigate. Always investigate indirectly when possible; ask around for information rather than trying to acquire it yourself.

* Help whom you can but do not endanger yourself and your family in doing so.
    * Find and collect fire extinguishers and fire blankets. Make sure everyone knows where they are kept. Do not steal fire fighting equipment if it is in a populated location.

* Establish barriers and maintain watch of all entrances to the area in which you are housed. Form compounds with individuals you trust and create a barrier of flat visible ground.

* Make a barrier of cars on surrounding streets. Always have a vehicle ready in case someone  needs medical attention. Refrigerators, washing machines, and other heavy equipment are also useful components of such barriers.

* Do not trust barriers as protection against gun fire. Fill bags with sand for some additional protection but do not trust your life to such things.

* If you must fight, it is best to do so inside buildings, where guns are less of an advantage - they can't just move far away and keep shooting. DO NOT TRY TO FIGHT MEN WITH GUNS. REMAIN CALM AND REFRAIN FROM SUDDEN MOVEMENTS IN THE PRESENCE OF ANY ARMED ADVERSARIES WHO ARE NOT A DEFINITE THREAT.

* Your area is likely to be avoided if threatening groups suspect the possibility of organized and substantial resistance.

* If in doubt, retreat to another location. Ensure that those you trust all agree on a location in case of a chaotic situation.

* Don't be a hero. Dying in the frantic attempt to save two kills three. Try to stay level-headed and analyze situations before you intervene.

* Make noise.to alert other neighbors to threats and ensure that all are aware of what such noises indicate. Fireworks can be taken as gunfire for persons not used to the sound of a gun, like most Tunisians. Use a whistle or whistle yourself. A loud instrument can also be a good solution.

* Protection begins with protecting yourself.

* Stay in a place where you can see and be seen by your squad.

* Never stay alone. GROUPS WITHIN LOCAL COMMUNITIES MUST STAY TOGETHER FOR ENHANCED PROTECTION.

* Tell other what you are doing and share with them - organize and maintain contact with other neighborhoods.
  * Write down license plate numbers and other vehicle info in case of suspicious activity. Other information that can be useful includes such things as the number of occupants, general ages, genders, etc.

* Stay calm and never provoke a fight.

* Organise a shift system to keep watch around the compound.

* Wear a white hand band so military can distiguish you - be visible

* Make sure your cellphone's battery is charged and you have credit.

* Trade contact numbers with other groups like yours so that you may support each other with information and protection. Remember: information is the most fundamental sort of protection!

*Always have emergency phone numbers on hand. Everyone must know what to do in case of  problems and where to go (nearest hospital, home of a relative, etc).

* Report atrocities to the international media (but only after safely informing neighbors for their protection). If you have web access, you may leave reports on any Anonymous-run message board. Have someone in your neighborhood who is internet savvy be in charge of further distribution, but only when safety has been regained.

* The source from which you obtained this document will have further documents for you soon; these will provide technical instructions on advancing the revolution once initial security is established. Other forms of aid will be sent in the coming weeks. In the meantime, build your neighborhood alliances and communications networks. Please share with as many other people as you can. Maintain a network for this process but do so in a way that does not enganger anyone in the case of infiltration by government forces. Don’t write down names.

* Some relevant emergency numbers: ‎71 333 000 // 71 560 488 // 71 116 000 // 71  335 500 // 71 335 345 to call military forces. police operations HQ 71  33 50 00
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Translations

French:
http://typewith.me/...

 
Méthodes pour retrouver la sécurité en Tunisie:
Vous avez besoin de vous regrouper en escouades de civils:

             Portez un brassard blanc pour être identifié par les militaires : Soyez visibles.

                                                   Gardez les enfants à l'intérieur!
(!)  Ne laissez pas les enfants à l'extérieur, sauf si vous êtes sûrs qu'ils sont en sûreté et gardez-les TOUJOURS du regards. (!)

Unissez-vous avec les gens de votre quartier. Chaque quartier agit comme une  équipe, mais doit toujours être prêt à aider les autres quartiers. Soyez  toujours sur vos gardes, regroupez autant d'hommes que possible. Demandez à l'armée de vous aider à renforcer vos groupes en ajoutant des soldats à chaque groupe.
 
 
Utilisez  la cartographie collaborative en utilisant Google Earth pour suivre les  escadrons de la mort et les autres menaces. (ne pas l'utiliser pour des informations sensibles, tout le monde peut voir et modifier la carte)

                                                   Tracker tunisien:
                                                   
=> Lien raccourci: http://bit.ly/...
                                                   
Lien: http://maps.google.com/...

(Vous devez vous connecter à un compte pour modifier, mais vous pouvez consulter sans vous connecter)

&  & & Une traduction résumée du guide d'utilisation serait utile  pour que les gens sachent comment modifier la carte.

Connectez-vous  en utilisant un compte Google et vous pouvez placer des marqueurs  d'emplacement / routes sur la carte qui sont ensuite consultables par  n'importe qui d'autre qui consulte la carte.

                               Instructions sur la façon de modifier la carte:
                               
Guide d'utilisation: http://maps.google.com/...

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/...

   => Avoir un plan! Un lieu de rencontre et une sorte de plan d'évacuation préparé au cas où un malheur arriverait.
   => Essayez de rester calme et concentré. N'oubliez pas de manger et de dormir quand vous en avez besoin.
   => Restez à l'écart des tirs et des bruit témoignant de violence(s).
   => Aidez autant que vous pouvez les gens, mais ne vous mettez pas en danger vous même ou votre famille.
   
Trouvez et collectez des extincteurs et couvertures anti-feu. Assurez-vous que chacun sait où ils sont conservés. Ne pas voler d'équipements anti-incendie si ils sont dans un endroit où il y a des gens.

-  Formez des barrages et assurez une garde de tous les points d'entrée de la région où vous êtes logés. Formez une équipe avec des personnes de confiance et mettez un barrage plat visible sur le terrain.
  -  Faites un barrage avec des voitures, et il faut toujours avoir un véhicule prê à partir au cas où il y aurait une urgence médicale. Utilisez des  réfrigérateurs, des machines à laver, de l'équipement lourd, etc. Faites un barrage de combustion secondaire si des matériaux inflammables  peuvent être utilisés en cas de besoin.

Même  si cela ne semble pas évident, éviter de faire confiance aux protections contre les armes à feu. Remplissez des sacs avec du sable pour avoir un peu de protection contre les balles, mais ne leur confiez pas votre vie.

-  Si vous devez vous battre, il est préférable de le faire à l'intérieur  des bâtiments où les armes sont moins avantageuses - ils ne peuvent pas aller loin et de continuer à tirer -

NE PAS ESSAYER DE LUTTER CONTRE LES HOMMES AVEC DES ARMES A FEU, éviter dans la mesure du possible.

- Vous êtes susceptibles d'être abordés s'ils suspectent un grand nombre de résistants.

- En cas de doute, retirez-vous à un autre endroit.

Mourir  dans une tentative désespérée de sauver  deux vies et d'en tuer trois  est inutile. Essayez de garder votre sang-froid et analysez les  situations avant d'intervenir.

Ne jouez pas aux héros.  Gardez la tête froide et analysez les situations avant d'intervenir.  Faire du bruit, alerter les voisins, les feux d'artifices peuvent être pris comme le tir d'artillerie pour les personnes peu habituées au son d'un fusil comme les Tunisiens. Utilisez des sifflets.

*Commencez par vous protéger vous-même.

*Restez dans un endroit où vous pouvez voir et être vus par votre groupe.

**Ne restez jamais seuls (LES GROUPES DE COMMUNAUTÉS LOCALES DOIVENT RESTER ENSEMBLE.)

***Dites aux autres vos intentions - gardez contact avec les autres
   
=>> INSCRIVEZ le numéro d'immatriculation de véhicules suspects  pour des contrôles ultérieurs (d'autres informations peuvent être utilisées : nombre de personnes, âge, sexe).
  - Restez calmes et n'essayez jamais de provoquer le combat

- Organisez des sentinelles, des gardes.

- Portez un brassard blanc afin que les militaires puissent  vous distinguer - soyez visibles.

*Assurez-vous que votre cellulaire est chargé et que vous avez des crédits d'appel.

** Partagez les numéros de vos contacts avec d'autres groupes comme vous, afin de tous vous soutenir.

***  Ayez toujours des numéros de téléphones d'urgence. chacun doit savoir que faire en cas de problème et où aller (l'hôpital le plus proche...).

****  Quelques numéros d'urgence : 71 333 000 // 71 560 488 // 71 116 000 //  71 335 500 // 71 335 345 pour appeler les forces militaires. Quartier  général des opérations policiaires 71 335 000

TUNISIAN DIALECT:

kifech tnajem ta7mi tounes

lazem tnathmou majmou3at

Elbsou chara bidha (bandage mathalan) fi idikom bech ya3ref el jaych eli entouma civil

Matkhalouch  sgharkom yokhrjou lbara lichara3. Matkhalouch sgharkom wa7ad'hom el  barra illa itha kontou mot2akdin min salamèt el maken wmen ghir ma  yeb3dou 3la 3inikom TA7t YA THARF MINA ATHOUF.

Kol  7ouma yelzem awled'ha yeta7dou m3a b3ath'hom . Kol 7ay ykoun majmou3a  wa7da motta7da wken lzem t3awnou m3a el a7ya2 lokhra itha fama 7aja .rodo balkom w kounou most3adin l'2ay 7aja. otlbou mil jaych fi kol majmou3a y7ot jounoud t3awenkom.

esta3mlo el 5arita eli mawjouda 3la google earth bech twath7oo makan eli mawjoud fih  les tigre noir wel hajamet.(mat7otouch ma3loumat 7assassa 3al kharita, khater ay we7ed ynajem yesta3melha weybadel fiha 7ajet)

                                                   Tracker tunisien:
                                                   
=>  lien: http://bit.ly/...
                                                   
Lien: http://maps.google.com/...

yelzemkom tconnectou  bech tnajmou tbadlou, ama ken bech tchoufou bark moch lazem tconectou)

& & &  tarjma 9ssira el dalil el ista3mal yfid ennes bech tnajem ta3mel tabdilat 3al kharita.

lazemkom tconnectou min compte google bech tnajmo tbadlou 7ajat, ama tnajmoo tchouf maghir matconectou.

 
                                  kifech tnajem tbadel el kharita
                           
kayfiet el iste3mel   http://maps.google.com/...
                 
youtube http://www.youtube.com/...

==>lazem ykoun fema 5ota ! bo93a tet9ablo feha w 5ota 5ourouj  madrousa ken sarte 7aja.
   
==> 7awlou bech tab9aw raythin w mrakzin.matensewch bech taklou w tor9dou kif yabda lazem.
   
==>ab9aw b3ad 3la dharb el cartouc waswat el 3iat.

==> 3awno akber 3dad momen mi nees,ma min ghir ma mat7otou rwa7kom wala 3ayletkom fi 5atar.

       
  lawjou w lemou akther ma yomken min tafayat el 7ara2i9 w"ghta modhad li nar.et2akdou min blacet'hom . wmatesr9ouch el materielle mta3 itfa2 el 7arai9 ken mawjoudin fi blayess feha 3bed .
     
   
a3mlou baragette et w 7ottou el 3assa fi kol madkhel al madina  w win enti toskon. kawnou majmou3a mil achkhas eli teth9o fehom w  a3mlo 7ajiz wati eli tnajem yetchef sur terrain.

a3mlo  7ajiz bel kraheb , w lazem dima fema kraheb ken fema 7alet taware2  tibiya.esta3mloo el frigidaret,el makinet (makinet saboun), materiel th9il, ela aker. A3mlou 7awajiz b'mwad mochta3la fi mostawa thanni ken fema 7aja il 7ajiz nari.

7ata itha hethi 7aja wath7a w3adia,  mata3tiwch thi9a fil materiel el ye7mi mil iltiheb w'moudhad li nar. 3abiw sican bel rmal ya7mikom fi 7alet itla9 nar, ama mat3amlouch 3lehom yasser 7iyat'kom.

ken  lazem inkom tet3arkou, mathabikom da5el el diar wala el batimet  win el  sle7 a9al mthara- maynajmouch yemchiw b3id  w yathrbo -.

MAT7AWLOUCH TETSADEW EL RJEL ELI MSAL7IN BEL KARTOUCH, tjanbou hetha akthar ma yomken.

Tmout fi mo7awla ya2ssa bech ton9eth zouz weymoutou thletha 7aja bla fayda. 7awlou t7afthou damkom bered bech t7alelou el awtha3 9bal ma tedakhlou.
.

Matal3abch dawr el batal: matef9dech bouroudet a3sabek, 7alelou el wath3 9bal ma tedakhel. A3mel 7ess, istanjid bel jiran, el al3ab enaria tnajem 3and'ha nafs sout el tala9at bi rassas li nass eli matfara9ch wmoch mit3awda bi sla7 kima ay tounsi. ista3mlou saffarat.

*ebdew a7miw rwa7kom.

*ab9aw fi blayes win tnajmo tchoufo w tetchafoo  men el 9ibal el fira9

***matab9awech bil kol wa7adkom( EL MAJMOU3AT ELI TANTAMI LNAF EL 7AY YELZEM TA9A M3A B3ATH'HA
lazemkom teb3do men el blayes el machbouha win fema barcha mo9awma.

**** 9ouloo el nes elo5rin eli m5atitn  3lih w 5aliw sila m3a lo5rin.

==>>  9aydo nwamer el matricule mta3 el kraheb el machouh fehom w el mta3 el  tada5ol (ken fema ma3loumet lazemha tosta3mel:3dad el nes ,3mor,jines)
   
 
  -ab9aw hadi2in w mat7awlouch ta5l9o el 3arek
   
 -a3mloo majmou3at t3ess .

  -elbsoo bandana bitha bech el militaire tfara9kom w kono thahrin

* a7rsoo eli talifounetkom feha sold w feha charge bech totlboo.

*** Waz3ou nwamer  w les contact m3a el majmou3at eli kifkom, bech tet3awnoo.

*** dima 3andkom nwamer talifounet l'urgence. kol wa7ed lazmoo ken fema mochkla ya3ref win wkifeh yemchi (el sbitar el 9rib....)

****hethi  nwamer l'urgence :1 333 000 // 71 560 488 // 71 116 000 // 71 335 500 // 71 335 345  bech totlbo 9owet  el jaych. Ma9ar el 3amaliat el boulissia :  71 335  000

Originally posted to barrettbrown on Sat Jan 15, 2011 at 03:58 PM PST.

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