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> Le 16 janv. 2020 à 19:25, Rupika Sharma <ons3...@gmail.com> a écrit :
> 
> Thank for sharing the wonderful news Amanda! Welcome back Turkey!!
> 
> Warmly,
> Rupika
> 
>> On Thu, Jan 16, 2020, 11:51 PM Amanda Keton <ake...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi everyone,
>> 
>> My name is Amanda Keton, the new General Counsel at the Wikimedia
>> Foundation. While Katherine is inflight traveling back from a busy week of
>> community meetings in Chile, I wanted to share the exciting news that
>> today, we have started to receive reports that the block of Wikipedia in
>> Turkey is being lifted, data which is also indicated by our internal
>> traffic reports. After more than two and a half years, access to Wikipedia
>> has been restored in Turkey - and on a timely occasion, as we celebrate
>> Wikipedia’s 19th birthday today!
>> 
>> Please join me in welcoming back our friends and colleagues from Turkey.
>> While many have remained active during the block, restoring access to
>> Wikipedia will allow thousands more to return in the days and weeks ahead.
>> It is our shared responsibility and honor to help make them feel welcome
>> again and make sure they know how much we missed them. I am confident that
>> our community will successfully welcome them back with open arms. I know we
>> have community members around the world who have been eagerly looking
>> forward to the block being lifted and brainstorming activities to
>> celebrate, and I welcome them to share their ideas as we move forward.
>> 
>> Our case in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is also still
>> pending, and remains important even in light of the unblock as a way to
>> continue advocating for strong protections for free expression online. We
>> will continue to post updates about the next steps in our case before the
>> ECHR on the Wikimedia Foundation website. We have also published a
>> statement to reflect that access has now been restored in Turkey. [1]
>> 
>> Thank you all for your efforts, kind words, and encouraging thoughts as we
>> worked to restore access to Wikipedia in Turkey. I want to thank our
>> Turkish community, in particular, for their patience, resolution, and
>> continued participation in the movement during the more than two and a half
>> years Wikipedia was inaccessible. This was a prolonged global effort, on
>> behalf of free knowledge everywhere.
>> 
>> Of course, there are other blocks around the world still in place, and our
>> efforts in addressing this type of censorship of knowledge is far from
>> over. That said, I hope all of you will celebrate this momentous
>> accomplishment for free knowledge today and join me in welcoming back the
>> people of Turkey to our projects, movement, and community.
>> 
>> With gratitude,
>> 
>> Amanda
>> 
>> [1]
>> 
>> https://wikimediafoundation.org/news/2020/01/16/access-to-wikipedia-restored-in-turkey-after-more-than-two-and-a-half-years/
>> --
>> 
>> Amanda Keton (she/her)
>> 
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>> 
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