Unfortunately I am out of town this weekend but I am very glad to see this and I hope lots of people can attend. Coincidentally, I was just working on improving the article about the Zone 9 bloggers. Still a lot to do though!
Phoebe On Aug 22, 2014 12:27 PM, "niki korth" <niki.e.ko...@gmail.com> wrote: > Please join us this Sunday for an edit-a-thon at the Wikimedia Foundation > office in support of the Zone 9 bloggers. > > Zone 9 is a group of bloggers and journalists based in Ethiopia who > started a blog in 2012 in efforts to facilitate civic engagement and open > discussion about Ethiopia. In April of this year, 6 members of the > collective were arrested in Addis Ababa and now face terrorism charges for > their work. Read more about their case here: > http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/07/31/the-zone-9-bloggers-are-writing-from-the-outer-ring-of-the-prison-the-nation-itself/ > > Endalkachew Chala, one of the co-founders of Zone 9 who has been a fellow > with EFF for this summer, is helping to organize this edit-a-thon and will > be joining us on Sunday. > > Please come to help us to improve articles about Ethiopia, freedom of the > press, the Ethiopian constitution, digital journalism, the bloggers > themselves, and more! > > *Date/Time: *Sunday 24 August, 1-5 pm > *Where: *149 New Montgomery, San Francisco > *What: *Edit-a-thon for Zone9 bloggers > *Meet-up page: * > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/San_Francisco_21 > > Best, > niki > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-SF mailing list > Wikimedia-SF@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-sf > >
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