[WikiEN-l] for slimline and the reference to harold shipman

Delirium delirium at hackish.org
Wed May 24 22:21:52 UTC 2006

Ray Saintonge wrote:

>abu hamza wrote:
>>well lets get ther record straight.
>>The harold shipman page already stated he was jewish, well before i came 
>>along. I put it back in, after it was removed with no explanation (first 
>>time).  I didn't add it.
>>It was then removed repeatedly.
>>the few references that are available (not usable in wikipedia) such as 
>>letters to newspapers on websites ( i have given the link here already) 
>>state he was jewish as his mother was a jewish asylum seeker.
>>Whether it should be included on his page is debatable, because you would 
>>then have to go through all the pages where criminal and muslim are put 
>>together and ban the editor of that page indefinately.
>>Thankfully there is NO WIKIPEDIA policy that states this is grounds for an 
>>indefinate ban???
>>The issue here was not my obsession with putting it back in, but someones 
>>obsession with taking it out.
>Why is showing Shipman's religion relevant or important?
Don't we usually mention people's religion in their biography if it's 
known and sourceable (along with race/ethnicity, nationality, place of 
birth, etc.)?


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