[WSF-Discuss] Attack in Tunis - WSF news ? / Attaque à Tunis - nouvelles FSM ?

CHERBIB cherbib at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 02:04:17 CDT 2015


Voici le communqiue du Comité d'organisation du FSM qui j'espère répond à
vos questions :
(en Ar Fr Anglais et Espagnol)


بلاغ



علي اثر  العملية الارهابية  الغادرة التي استهدفت  ظهر اليوم متحف باردو ،
تؤكد اللجنة التحضرية للمنتدي الاجتماعي العالمي استمرار الاستعدادات لافتتاح
المنتدي في موعده المحدد يوم 24 مارس الجاري و لمختلف فعالياته المبرمجة علي
امتداد الأربعة أيام .

ان الجماعات الارهابية المتطرفة تريد من خلال مثل هذه العمليات ضرب تجربة
الانتقال الديمقراطي في تونس و المنطقة عموما و تسعي الي خلق مناخ من الخوف في
صفوف المواطنين المتطلعين الي الحرية و الديمقراطية و المشاركة السلمية في
البناء الديمقراطي .

 ان الرد السريع  للحركة الاجتماعية و المدنية و الفاعلين السياسيين في تونس
المناهض للإرهاب و الداعي  الي توحيد الصفوف لمواجهته و القضاء عليه يؤشر على
تمسك التونسيين بتجربتهم الديمقراطية الناشئة  كما ان الحراك الاجتماعي و
المدني في تونس و في المنطقة يحتاج أكثر من أي وقت مضي لدعم القوي الديمقراطية
في العالم المناهضة للعنف و الارهاب  .

     لأجل ذلك ستكون المشاركة الواسعة المرتقبة في  المنتدي ردا قويا من كل
قوي السلام و الديمقراطية المناضلة في صلب حركة العولمة البديلة من أجل عالم
أفضل تسوده العدالة و الحرية و مقومات التعايش السلمي .

كما تدعو اللجنة التحضيرية كل الفعاليات الناشطة في المنتدي في كل العالم إلي
تكثيف جهودها لمواصلة التعبئة لضمان نجاح الدورة القادمة حتى تكون انتصارا
للمقاومة المدنية و السلمية علي الارهاب و التعصب الديني المهدد للديمقراطية و
الحرية و مقومات التسامح و العيش المشترك .



*عن اللجنة التحضرية للمنتدي الاجتماعي العالمي*

*عبد الرحمان الهذيلي*

*--------------------------*



Tunis le 18 mars 2015

Communiqué



Suite à la lâche attaque terroriste survenue aujourd’hui à midi (mercredi
18/03/2015) au musée du Bardo jouxtant le siège de l’assemblée des
représentants du peuple, le comité d’organisation du FSM Tunis 2015 déclare
que le Forum et l’ensemble de ses activités sont maintenus.

Par cette attaque, les groupes terroristes extrémistes visent à mettre à
mal l’expérience de la transition démocratique en Tunisie et dans la région
ainsi qu’à créer un climat de peur au sein des citoyens qui aspirent à la
liberté, la démocratie et à la participation pacifique à la construction
démocratique.

La rapide riposte du mouvement social, civil et des acteurs politiques en
Tunisie opposés au terrorisme et appelant à l’unité pour le combattre
prouve s’il en était besoin, l’attachement des tunisiens à leur nouvelle
expérience démocratique.  Le mouvement social et civil en Tunisie et dans
la région compte plus que jamais sur le soutien des forces démocratiques
dans le monde entier pour s’opposer à la violence et au terrorisme.

Plus que jamais, la large participation au FSM 2015 (Tunis 24-28 mars 2015)
sera la réponse appropriée de toutes les forces de paix et de démocratie
qui militent au sein du mouvement altermondialiste pour un monde meilleur,
de justice, de liberté et de coexistence pacifique.

Le comité d’organisation du FSM appelle toutes les composantes du forum
social mondial à intensifier leurs efforts en vue de la mobilisation pour
le succès de la prochaine session du FSM afin d’assurer la victoire de la
lutte civile et pacifique contre le terrorisme et le fanatisme religieux
qui menacent la démocratie, la liberté, la tolérance et le vivre ensemble.

Pour le comité d’organisation du FSM Tunis 2015

Le coordinateur

Abderrahmane Hedhili

----------------------

*Tunis, March13th, 2015.*

After the terrorist attack today at the Bardo Museum, next to the National
Assembly, the 2015 World Social Forum organizing committee declares that
the Forum and all its activities are maintained.



Through this attack, terrorist groups attempted to undermine the democratic
transition Tunisia and the region are currently experiencing while creating
a climate of fear amongst citizens who aspire to freedom, democracy and
pacific participation in establishing democracy.



The quick response from the social movement and all the political bodies in
Tunisia opposed to terrorism, calling upon unity to fight it, proves how
tunisians care about their recent democratic experience. The social
movement in Tunisia and the region counts on the global support of
democratic forces to oppose violence and terrorism.



More than ever, the massive participation to the WSF (Tunis 24th-28th March
2015) will be the appropriate answer from all the peace and democratic
forces towards a better, more fair and free world made of pacific
co-existence.



The WSF organizing comittee calls upon all WSF members and participants to
intensify their efforts in mobilizing and making this moment a success,
allowing the victory of civic and pacific fight against terrorism and
fanatism that threaten democracy, freedom, and tolerance.



For the 2015 Tunis WSF organizing comittee



The coordinator



Abderrahmane Hedhili

----------------------------------

Após o covarde ataque terrorista perpretado ao meio-dia de hoje
(Quarta-feira, 18/03/2015) no museu do Bardo adjacente à sede da Assembleia
dos Representantes do Povo, o Comitê de organização do Fórum Social Mundial
(FSM) Túnis 2015 declara que o Fórum e todas as suas respectivas atividades
estão mantidas.

Com esse ataque, os grupos terroristas extremistas buscam desestabilizar a
transição democrática na Tunísia e em toda a região, criando um clima de
medo entre os cidadãos que anseiam a Liberdade, a Democracia e a
Participação pacífica na construção democrática.

A rápida resposta dos movimentos sociais, civil e dos atores políticos da
Tunísia contra o terrorismo e pedindo unidade para o combater, caso isso se
prove necessário, mostra o vínculo do povo tunisiano com sua recente
experiência democrática. O movimento social e civil na Tunísia e em toda a
região conta mais que nunca com o apoio das forças democráticas em todo o
mundo para se opor à violência e ao terrorismo.

Mais do que nunca, a grande participação no FSM 2015 (Túnis entre 24-28 de
março de 2015) será a resposta apropriada de todas as forças de paz e
democráticas que militam no movimento antiglobalização por um mundo melhor,
com justiça, liberdade e coexistência pacífica.

O comitê de organização do FSM pede a todos os participantes do Fórm Social
Mundial que intesifiquem os esforços de mobilização para o sucesso da
próxima edição do FSM para assegurar a vitória da luta civil e pacífica
contra o terrorismo e o fanatismo religioso que ameaçam a democracia, a
liberdade, a tolerância e a convivência.



Em nome do comitê de organização do FSM Túnis 2015

         O coordenador

Abderrahmane Hedhili


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2015-03-18 18:45 GMT+01:00 Jai Sen <jai.sen at cacim.net>:

> Mercredi, le 18 Mars 2015
>
> Merci pour ce poste important et une question, Patrick. Même si je sais qu'il
> ya des gens sur cette liste - Gustave Massiah, entre autres - qui peut répondre
> sur le fond à votre question, je prends aussi la liberté d'envoyer votre
> message à tous ceux que je connais qui sont impliqués dans l'organisation
> de la Tunis Forum : Romdhane Ben Amor, Abderrahman Hedhili (qui est le
> coordonnateur général du Forum), ainsi que M Alaa Talbi et Mouhieddine
> Cherbib.
>
> *Amis**, **camarades**, **en Tunisie **: **Nous venons de recevoir* *ce
> post sur le* *WSFDiscuss* *de* *liste de diffusion**, **de Patrick* *Bond**.
>  **Pouvez-vous* *se il vous plaît* *répondre à* *cela,* *avec une* *réponse
> à* *ce courrier* *(**et où je **liste* *administration* *veillera à ce
> que* *votre* *réponse* *se* *affiché**) ?*
>
> Avec grâce, et en solidarité avec vous tous dans la lutte intense pour la
> paix et la justice dans laquelle vous êtes tous impliqués,
>
> Jai Sen
>
>
>
> Wednesday, March 18 2015
>
>
>
> Thanks for this important post and question, Patrick.  While I know that
> there are people on this list - Gustave Massiah, among others – who can
> respond substantively to your question, I’m also taking the liberty of
> forwarding your post to all those I know who are involved in the
> organisation of the Tunis Forum : Romdhane Ben Amor, Abderrahman Hedhili
> (who is Coordinator General of the Forum), and also M Alaa Talbi and
> Mouhieddine Cherbib.
>
>             Friends, comrades, in Tunisia : We have just received this
> post on the listserve WSFDiscuss, from Patrick Bond.  Can you please
> respond to this, with a reply to this mail (and where I as list admin will
> ensure that your response gets posted) ?
>
>             With thanks, and in solidarity with all of you in the intense
> struggle for peace and justice in which you are all involved,
>
>             Jai Sen
>
> fwd
> Begin forwarded message:
>
> *From: *Patrick Bond <pbond at mail.ngo.za>
> *Subject: **[WSF-Discuss] Attack in Tunis - WSF news?*
> *Date: *March 18, 2015 at 9:18:29 PM GMT+5:30
> *To: *2011movements-fsm-wsf-discussion at lists.openfsm.net, Post WSFDiscuss
> <worldsocialforum-discuss at openspaceforum.net>
> *Reply-To: *Discussion list about the WSF <
> worldsocialforum-discuss at openspaceforum.net>
>
>  Do comrades have any information on this sickening incident - especially
> in terms of potential impact on the WSF?
>
> Thanks,
> Patrick
>
> ***
>
>  Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed after hostage drama at tourist site
>
> Tunisian PM says 17 of those killed in ‘cowardly attack’ were foreigners
> after two gunmen reportedly stormed Bardo museum and kept hostages for
> three hours
>     [image: Members of the Tunisian armed forces take up a position near
> the Bardo museum.]
>
> <http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/mar/18/eight-people-killed-in-attack-on-tunisia-bardo-museum#img-1>
> Members of the Tunisian armed forces take up a position near the Bardo
> museum. Photograph: Mohamed Messara/EPA
>
> Chris Stephen <http://www.theguardian.com/profile/chris-stephen> in
> Tunis, Kareem Shaheen <http://www.theguardian.com/profile/kareem-shaheen>
> in Beirut and Mark Tran <http://www.theguardian.com/profile/marktran>
>
>  Wednesday 18 March 2015 14.56
>
> At least 19 people have been killed in Tunisia
> <http://www.theguardian.com/world/tunisia> after two gunmen stormed the
> Bardo national museum – one of the country’s leading tourist attractions in
> the capital, Tunis – sparking a three-hour hostage drama.
>
> Tunisia’s prime minister, Habib Essid, said on Wednesday afternoon that 17
> of the dead were foreigners – from Germany, Italy, Spain and Poland –
> calling the attack a cowardly assault on the country’s tourist economy.
>
> Three hours after the attack started at about midday local time (11am
> GMT), an interior ministry spokesman said two gunmen had been killed, as
> well as one security officer, and that all hostages had been freed.
>
> Poland’s foreign ministry said that three Poles were among the six wounded.
>
> The Bardo, which chronicles Tunisia’s history and includes one of the
> world’s largest collections of Roman mosaics, is one of the country’s
> biggest tourist attractions.
>   Live Tunisia terror attack: at least 11 dead after gunmen storm museum
> - live
>  Tunisian foreign ministry confirms seven foreigners and one Tunisian have
> been killed in an attack at the Bardo museum, adjacent to the parliament
> building in Tunis
>    Read more
>
> A single muffled detonation signaled the end of the siege, with reports
> filtering through to crowds gathered outside the gates in the bright
> sunshine that the attackers were dead.
>
> White ambulances with lights flashing drove in a slow convoy inside the
> gardens of the palace grounds. Minutes later police pushed open the big
> iron entrance gates and black armored vehicles of the special forces, their
> task seemingly complete, came out, inching through the crowds pressing in
> outside.
>
> The spectators burst into cheering and applause and a black-clad helmeted
> soldier peering from the turret of one vehicle punched the air with both
> fists in response.
>
> Relief that the siege was over was mixed with dismay among those watching.
> “This is a black day for Tunisia,” said Karim Ben Sa’a, a manager in the
> tourism industry. “We are very sad for these tourists. They visit our
> country and it is so, so, sad to see them die. Our hearts are black.”
>  Advertisement
>
> Elsewhere in Tunis there was shock and dismay that terrorists had managed
> to launch an attack at the very heart of the capital, at a museum that
> shares the Bardot palace complex with the national parliament. Police set
> up checkpoints and a policeman with a machine gun was posted outside the
> office of the UK’s British Council .
>
>
> During the hostage crisis, black-clad police snipers were on the rooftops
> and bastions of the ancient Bardot castle which forms part of the complex
> housing the museum.
>
> A helicopter thundered low overhead making circles over the museum.
> Several hundred people gathered outside the wrought iron gates of the
> complex, as the air echoed to the sirens of police cars and ambulances.
>
> The attack came a day after Tunisia announced a major seizure of weapons
> from jihadi groups, triggering speculation that the museum attack may have
> been launched by jihadist groups in revenge.
>
> In a defiant tweet one MP, Sayida Ounissi, said: “We are not afraid”,
> adding that Tunisia’s parliament had been evacuated.
>
> The Bardo, which chronicles Tunisia’s history and includes one of the
> world’s largest collections of Roman mosaics, is one of the country’s
> biggest tourist attractions.
>
> The Italian foreign ministry confirmed two Italians may have been wounded
> in the and was awaiting confirmation of the wounded. It said 100 Italians
> were safe and under police protection after being rescued from the museum.
> The rescued victims were on a tour but the ministry could not confirm the
> name of the tour.
>
> The attack came days after the death of Ahmed Al-Rouissi
> <http://www.lemonde.fr/libye/article/2015/03/18/un-responsable-tunisien-de-l-etat-islamique-en-libye-tue_4595652_1496980.html>,
> a Tunisian also known as Abu Zakariya Al-Tunisi, who led a contingent of
> Islamic State (Isis) troops in Libya. He was killed in clashes with Libyan
> troops near the town of Sirte, a stronghold of followers of Muammar
> Gaddafi, the late Libyan strongman.
>
> Tunisian commentators speculated there may be a connection between his
> death and Wednesday’s deadly attack, which could badly damage tourism, on
> which the country relies heavily.
>
> Pro-Isis twitter accounts hailed the attack as “ghazwat Tunis” or the
> “raid of Tunis” (ghazwa is the description given to the early Islamic
> battles) and have cheered on the attackers. A purported IS video from last
> December threatened attacks on Tunisia.
>
> Last month, Tunisia arrested more than 30 suspected militants – some of
> whom returning from fighting in Syria – who were planning “spectacular”
> attacks, officials said at the time. Interior ministry officials said
> counter-terrorism forces had prevented attacks against “vital
> installations”, including the interior ministry and civilian buildings in
> Tunis.
>
> The assault on the museum poses an early and severe challenge for the new
> secular-Islamist coalition cabinet led by the prime minister, Habib Essid,
> which took office last month. It already faces the problem of a
> proliferation of armed groups that emerged after the 2011 uprising that
> overthrew Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
>
> Tunisia is a major source of fighters travelling to Syria, with the number
> of Tunisians fighting there estimated at about 3,000. A few hundred have
> returned to Tunisia and many have been tracked down and arrested.
>
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