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The power to be ineffective distinct.
You've decided to protest an unjust political system more organization and make the most impact with -- -- tips.
You need to a message documentation.
The press influential alliance's.
Collaboration with examples.
Depending on where you living dissidents can end up in jail or worse get familiar with the local laws and be sure you know your rights.
Step one by definition a decision disagrees with the established political belief system.
Try to present positive alternatives and make sure your argument is informed by the specifics of your local situation.
Concentrate your descend on one issue and developing into brief manifesto you can circulate via public statements and positions.
Step -- look to historical role models.
Study the message is famous dissidents are Luther king junior Mohandas Gandhi and -- sung Suu Kyi.
Step three document all human rights violations and other pieces.
Factual provable information can help your columns.
-- possible post documentation on a blog or website.
Step forward figure out your outreach strategy the more people hear your message to more influential with the contact the media.
Print radio and television online whenever possible to tell your story.
It is sympathetic foreign dignitary or organization happens to visit.
Trying to meet with them for organizing protests to coincide with their arrival which can get you some international press attention.
Step five seek out influential alliances.
Human rights foundations opposition groups writers and religious leaders who can lend legitimacy advice and moral gravity certain organizations.
And even some democratic governments may -- for funding for your efforts or legal representation necessary.
Step six fellow countrymen and women living abroad either an exile or buy choice may be able to publicize the cause international.
There also -- possible source of funding.
Before reaching out.
Keep in mind the collaboration with the excel community can be a sensitive issue in May be perceived as out of touch or linked to unpopular leaders.
That seventh in repressive societies always assume someone is listening to avoid delicate conversations in her home on the phone due to the possibility of thugs and wired.
Use disposable cellphones and change them every month yourself.
-- eight the regime in Europe posing may have to provoke you into violence.
Do not giving you gain more respect and in the end be more effective by keeping your descend on violent.
-- being a dissident takes courage never lose faith in the justice of -- actions.
I think South African dissidents Nelson Mandela spent 28 years in prison.
After his release he became the country's first democratically elected president.
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