However, some Lebanese activists took it to the next step and actually wrote a helpful guide to American protesters with tips and everything they need to know to make it through. They called it “From Beirut To Minneapolis.”
The guide covers every topic you can think of, from how to deal with tear gas, what to wear to the protests, what to keep in your backpack, what to do if you get arrested, various behavioral tips, digital tips like how to minimize location tracking, and much more.
In it, the authors wrote, “In solidarity with protesters in Minneapolis and other American cities, Lebanese technologists, protesters, and activists put together this document as a guide for escalating protests and documenting police abuse.”
“We recognize that our experiences and lived realities are different,” they wrote, “but in the same way that we’ve found solidarity with Hong Kong and Chile protesters, we wanted to extend ours to others.”