Not sure what action WMF can take to reverse the decision taken by a
dictator which only concerns the territory he has an absolute authority.

Cheers
Yaroslav

On Sat, Apr 29, 2017 at 12:45 PM, Rogol Domedonfors <domedonf...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Presumably the WMF will be taking prompt, strong and effective action to
> protest against and reverse this decision?  A case in the Constitutional
> Court, for example?
>
> "Rogol"
>
> On Sat, Apr 29, 2017 at 10:47 AM, Mardetanha <mardetanha.w...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > more info
> > https://turkeyblocks.org/2017/04/29/wikipedia-blocked-turkey/
> >
> > Mardetanha
> >
> > On Sat, Apr 29, 2017 at 2:06 PM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel <
> > it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote:
> >
> > > Basak commented on Facebook: "In the news, it says that, Wikipedia
> > supports
> > > global terrorism. The Turkish officials has been corresponding with
> > > wikipedia (?)  but there is no answer. The site (most probably they
> mean
> > > English one)  includes content that supports ISIS ."
> > >
> > > http://mobil.hurriyet.com.tr/son-dakika-haberi-wikipediaya-
> > > erisim-engellendi-40441904
> > >
> > >
> > > - Sent from mobile
> > >
> > > On Apr 29, 2017 11:55, "Mardetanha" <mardetanha.w...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > hopefully it would be technical mistake and will be lifted very soon.
> > > >
> > > > Mardetanha
> > > >
> > > > On Sat, Apr 29, 2017 at 1:13 PM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel <
> > > > it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Hey,
> > > > >
> > > > > FYI -  sad news from Turkish.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > *Regards,Itzik Edri*
> > > > > Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel
> > > > > +972-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il
> > > > > Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share
> in
> > > the
> > > > > sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment!
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > > > > From: Itzik - Wikimedia Israel <it...@wikimedia.org.il>
> > > > > Date: Sat, Apr 29, 2017 at 11:42 AM
> > > > > Subject: [PRESS] Turkish authorities block Wikipedia
> > > > > To: Communications Committee <wmfc...@lists.wikimedia.org>
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39754909
> > > > >
> > > > > Reuters just published that a 15 minutes ago, so it will be soon
> all
> > > over
> > > > > the news.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > ---
> > > > >
> > > > > *Turkey has blocked all access inside the country to the online
> > > > > encyclopaedia Wikipedia, one of the world's most popular websites.*
> > > > >
> > > > > It was not initially clear why the ban had been imposed.
> > > > > The Turkey Blocks group said the site was inaccessible from 08:00
> > > (05:00
> > > > > GMT) by order of the Turkish authorities.
> > > > > People in the capital Istanbul were unable to access any Wikipedia
> > > pages
> > > > > without using a Virtual Private Network (VPN).
> > > > > "After technical analysis and legal consideration based on the Law
> > Nr.
> > > > > 5651, an administrative measure has been taken for this website,"
> > > > Turkey's
> > > > > Information and Communication Technologies Authority was quoted as
> > > > saying.
> > > > > No reason was given.
> > > > > Turkey Blocks and Turkish media, including the Hurriyet Daily News,
> > > said
> > > > > the provisional order would need to be backed by a full court
> ruling
> > in
> > > > the
> > > > > next few days.
> > > > >
> > > > > Social media was in uproar as news of the ban emerged, with some
> > users
> > > > > speculating that it might be a bid to suppress criticism on
> President
> > > > Recep
> > > > > Tayyip Erdogan's Wikipedia page.
> > > > > Mr Erdogan narrowly won a controversial 16 April referendum on
> > > increasing
> > > > > his powers, but the issue has deeply divided the country.
> > > > > Turkey has temporarily blocked popular social media sites including
> > > > > Facebook and Twitter in the past, especially in the wake of mass
> > > protests
> > > > > or terror attacks.
> > > > > The government has previously denied censoring the internet,
> blaming
> > > > > outages on spikes in usage after major events.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > *Regards,Itzik Edri*
> > > > > Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel
> > > > > +972-54-5878078 <+972%2054-587-8078> | http://www.wikimedia.org.il
> > > > > Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share
> in
> > > the
> > > > > sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment!
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