Mohamed Jmail Abdellatif aka Hama a'b

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I’d be scared to see a tourist police man with a gun, loaded or not. Normally they are like transit police, they are not carrying guns.
Me too. I’ve seen guards with guns at the perimeter fence of hotel in Brasilia, but it’s the same hotel where the political diplomats and guests stay. And I’ve seen similar guards in other countries I’ve stayed at. But the guards NEVER talk to the guests. They stay at the perimeter and I’ve never seen them in the hotel areas at all. And all the guards I’ve seen have gear on. Pants, vests, etc. They look like they mean business.
This tourist police guy looks like he’d be killed before he’d pull the trigger, so ammo would be a wasted expense. He’s only a threat to people who wouldn’t do anything bad in the first place.
Just my opinion.
 

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No they are not worried, sadly this has gone on for years and years on and off. I think 2015 there was a curfew in place too, that was so strange for me it was unreal
 

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Where have you been :eek:

A state of emergency is in effect in Tunisia, imposed after a suicide attack on a police bus on 24 November 2015. It’s been extended a number of times, most recently on 5 October 2018 by one month.
One month? What is going to change in just one month? Seems silly to just keep extending. Maybe start coming down on the crime in the country? Make it less comfortable for those terrorist types.
Oops, that would mean less bribes. My daughter needs a new hymen - need money - take bribe.
 

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Me too. I’ve seen guards with guns at the perimeter fence of hotel in Brasilia, but it’s the same hotel where the political diplomats and guests stay. And I’ve seen similar guards in other countries I’ve stayed at. But the guards NEVER talk to the guests. They stay at the perimeter and I’ve never seen them in the hotel areas at all. And all the guards I’ve seen have gear on. Pants, vests, etc. They look like they mean business.
This tourist police guy looks like he’d be killed before he’d pull the trigger, so ammo would be a wasted expense. He’s only a threat to people who wouldn’t do anything bad in the first place.
Just my opinion.
Exactly, armed officers have a limit and not all around a tourist area. Had no idea this was the common condition in Tunisia. Normally tourist police have vests and are to provide info not really to combat crime or defend. They are private guards or as you said at diplomats stays.
 

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The last time I was there tanks army and police in the city. They are targeting the military and police not so much the tourist but I would be so guarded out there from rats and terrorists..
Wow!
That’s crazy. Why do people go there then? Military can’t protect the tourists from terrorists. Terrorists can be anyone, even tourists.
 

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Oh boy! The rat was constantly saying don’t look up too much on internet, don’t overthink, don’t worry too much, news exaggerate things...blah blah I assumed it was only to not find out about all his lies and fake accounts but it sure was about this situation that for sure would have stopped me. Would be freaked out.
 

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I do put all these updates on....they are on the 'News and current affairs' thread...there is also stuff on the 'Tui' thread that got shut down.
I agree, Amberheart.....it's frightening laying on a beach and seeing men standing around you with guns...not what you expect to see on holiday. Protection or not....it's not a nice sight.
Police and military presence is everywhere.....and I found it unnerving, not reassuring.
I was there for the curfew....it was damn weird....so silent...
 

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The only time my hubby was scared was he was going to the shop and tanks started rolling into the street, they all had to lay flat on the ground as the army was shooting at people. I would of been terrified
And Saif told me that Brasil was not safe! We don’t have any of that! Where I live is safe. People walk the streets freely. And the beach is the same.
Some areas are rough, yes, but not anywhere I would live.
 

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I do put all these updates on....they are on the 'News and current affairs' thread...there is also stuff on the 'Tui' thread that got shut down.
I agree, Amberheart.....it's frightening laying on a beach and seeing men standing around you with guns...not what you expect to see on holiday. Protection or not....it's not a nice sight.
I was there for the curfew....it was damn weird....so silent...
Me and rat left the hotel to go buy some snacks from the shop.
When we wanted to go back into the hotel security wouldn't allow him inside.
I had to go get someone from reception to confirm he was staying there...
 

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It was so strange i had never experianced anything like it in my life. Running around before 8 to make sure we had everything we needed. So quiet it was strange so strange
Yeah, us too :D
It was boring as hell there anyway, and as you all know....I was kept in the house anyway by that point....but it was still completely bizarre.
That Boxing Day (with the curfew still in place), was when rat assaulted me and smashed my phone to pieces....I hid in the orange tree in the dark and cold....him and Raghed went outside the gate to look for me...during curfew! :eek:
When I eventually showed my face, his anger and concern was for himself.....coz he'd gone outside the gate during curfew and could have been caught....bugger me and my fear, hiding in a tree on a cold, dark December night :D
If Raghed hadn't gone out the gate too...I'd have stayed hidden for longer....let my bastard rat face the law :thumbsup:
It was bizarre in a little village, so I can't imagine how strange it must have been in a tourist zone :D
 

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I didn’t knew about this last one, was on the belief it was over on 2017 and tourists were going back to Tunisia.
This is what they say in the tour operator guides and on the BBC website. Tunisia wss apparently safe from terrorists since 2017 but obviously not from the tourist police it seems.....
 

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Me too. I’ve seen guards with guns at the perimeter fence of hotel in Brasilia, but it’s the same hotel where the political diplomats and guests stay. And I’ve seen similar guards in other countries I’ve stayed at. But the guards NEVER talk to the guests. They stay at the perimeter and I’ve never seen them in the hotel areas at all. And all the guards I’ve seen have gear on. Pants, vests, etc. They look like they mean business.
This tourist police guy looks like he’d be killed before he’d pull the trigger, so ammo would be a wasted expense. He’s only a threat to people who wouldn’t do anything bad in the first place.
Just my opinion.
:D:D:cool::p this made me LOL. Your right though. He probably doesnt even know how to use the gun. He only knows how to use women.
 

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Yeah, us too :D
It was boring as hell there anyway, and as you all know....I was kept in the house anyway by that point....but it was still completely bizarre.
That Boxing Day (with the curfew still in place), was when rat assaulted me and smashed my phone to pieces....I hid in the orange tree in the dark and cold....him and Raghed went outside the gate to look for me...during curfew! :eek:
When I eventually showed my face, his anger and concern was for himself.....coz he'd gone outside the gate during curfew and could have been caught....bugger me and my fear, hiding in a tree on a cold, dark December night :D
If Raghed hadn't gone out the gate too...I'd have stayed hidden for longer....let my bastard rat face the law :thumbsup:
It was bizarre in a little village, so I can't imagine how strange it must have been in a tourist zone :D
What an horror Mango... no way to feel safe from him nor away from him. Xx
 

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Yeah, us too :D
It was boring as hell there anyway, and as you all know....I was kept in the house anyway by that point....but it was still completely bizarre.
That Boxing Day (with the curfew still in place), was when rat assaulted me and smashed my phone to pieces....I hid in the orange tree in the dark and cold....him and Raghed went outside the gate to look for me...during curfew! :eek:
When I eventually showed my face, his anger and concern was for himself.....coz he'd gone outside the gate during curfew and could have been caught....bugger me and my fear, hiding in a tree on a cold, dark December night :D
If Raghed hadn't gone out the gate too...I'd have stayed hidden for longer....let my bastard rat face the law :thumbsup:
It was bizarre in a little village, so I can't imagine how strange it must have been in a tourist zone :D
Wow ot sounds like you went through the ringer with this guy. How long were you together?
 

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Wow ot sounds like you went through the ringer with this guy. How long were you together?
Just short of two years. I lived with the loony and his rat family....t'was quite an experience!
I laugh now....but at the time...I literally lived in a horror movie.
These blokes are nutters, Fiona.....they change by the minute....be grateful you got away from the corrupt copper as fast as you did :)
 

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Just short of two years. I lived with the loony and his rat family....t'was quite an experience!
I laugh now....but at the time...I literally lived in a horror movie.
These blokes are nutters, Fiona.....they change by the minute....be grateful you got away from the corrupt copper as fast as you did :)
I still feel like Im going through hell. One minute I think I may have been wrong and he was just scared because of the baby and ive overreacted. But then I remember what I have read on here about the tell tale signs and recall that everything stated in that post he used on me. And I mean everything. I loved him I really did and all along he was using me.
 

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I still feel like Im going through hell. One minute I think I may have been wrong and he was just scared because of the baby and ive overreacted. But then I remember what I have read on here about the tell tale signs and recall that everything stated in that post he used on me. And I mean everything. I loved him I really did and all along he was using me.
What you are feeling now is totally normal. Many of us came here, read threads, recognised the same behaviours, then had a moment of guilt, rationalising their behaviour, wondering if we misjudged them, maybe they were different, but with time the reality hits. It’s normal to try and find some good in them, remembering some tender moments, but in truth they are amazingly good actors until the mask slips.
 

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I still feel like Im going through hell. One minute I think I may have been wrong and he was just scared because of the baby and ive overreacted. But then I remember what I have read on here about the tell tale signs and recall that everything stated in that post he used on me. And I mean everything. I loved him I really did and all along he was using me.
Laura is right, Fiona....your moments of doubt are normal.
When in doubt....just remember....he made you a criminal, he showed you the utmost disrespect....and he took your money.
Mine abused me in multiple ways, cheated on me, stole from me, hacked my accounts....threatened to kill my kids....and I STILL looked for excuses for him....I still believed he had a heart in there somewhere :D
When I look back at my old posts, I absolutely cringe....but I'm glad they are here, as those kinda posts highlight to people like you (new survivors)....that your recovery is textbook.
 
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