+1 to Ting's idea about a statement Also we can support from our corner sending tweets and e-mails to our local embassies. Our friends from Turkey or someone who speaks turkish can support us with a hasthag? I posted #WikipediaSansürlendi but maybe is incorrect.
Best, 2017-04-29 12:16 GMT-05:00 Ting Chen <wing.phil...@gmx.de>: > I think the Foundation and the chapters *must* make a statement that > decisively contradicts the reason of the block: That Wikipedia supports > terrorism. There could be further texts in the statement which stresses our > principle of neutrality and our goal to spread knowledge, but the first and > most important statement is to contradict the accusation. > > Ah some times I miss Jay, he would immediately recognize how important it > is to make such a statement. When national newspapers and broadcasts are > referring (I just heard the one in Deutschland Funk > http://www.deutschlandfunk.de/dlf24-startseite.1441.de.html ) this event, > there should be not only the accusation but always also a reaction. > > Greetings > > Ting > > > > Am 29.04.2017 um 10:43 schrieb Itzik - Wikimedia Israel: > >> 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! >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wik >> i/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wik >> i/Wikimedia-l >> New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org >> Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, >> <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> >> > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wik > i/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > -- *Iván Martínez* *Presidente - Wikimedia México A.C.User:ProtoplasmaKid * // Mis comunicaciones respecto a Wikipedia/Wikimedia pueden tener una moratoria en su atención debido a que es un voluntariado. // Ayuda a proteger a Wikipedia, dona ahora: https://donate.wikimedia.org _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>