[Foundation-l] Racism in Commons

geni geniice at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 18:23:11 UTC 2007

On 05/12/2007, Yoni Weiden <yonidebest at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Wikimedia Foundation people,
> The page http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ariel_Sharon in commons includes
> racist cartoons against a representative of the Jewish nation,

Strangely no. Moshe Katsav was a representative of Israel at that
point Sharon less so. Prime minister and head of state are two
different positions.

>and thus,
> against the Jewish people themselves.

Israelis perhaps jews no. I understand there is a difference.

> it is released to the press in Israel.

And we care what the Israeli press think because? If a few nasty
cartoons cause significant upset I would suggest the problem does not
reside with wikimedia.


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