[WikiEN-l] Unblock request - Critique on administrators is no personal attack

Fred Bauder fredbaud at ctelco.net
Sat May 27 19:29:58 UTC 2006

If you raise enough hell you can get in a mess even when you are  
right. Next time just express your opinion and let it go if folks  
don't agree.


On May 27, 2006, at 11:42 AM, Raphael Wegmann wrote:

> Hello,
> even though I haven't touched the J-P Muhammad cartoons since
> my last block one month ago, I have now again been blocked
> for a week for criticizing administrators, who unjustifiably
> blocked editors for "Censorship" resp. "removing Muhammad
> images" and literally called editors vandals, who merely
> removed an insult on their religious belief.
> I am not a Muslim myself, but discrimination bothers me wherever
> I see it. Therefore I created a page in my userspace, where
> I documented cases, in which editors apparently only have been
> blocked, because of the strong "free speech" convictions of
> some administrators: [[User:Raphael1/Persecution of Muslims]]
> One of those self-proclaimed free speech proponents deleted
> that page, filed a report on the Administrators' noticeboard
> and threatend to block me indefinitely should I recreate that
> article in any fashion. After some fruitless discussion on
> WP:AN/I, where I consented to change the title, I decided to
> file a Deletion review
> http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php? 
> title=Wikipedia:Deletion_review&oldid=55213632#User:Raphael1.2FPersecu 
> tion_of_Muslims
> which itself got removed after administrators commented
> "Keep this shit deleted" respectively "Why are we discussing
> this unspeakable crap?" merely 9 hours after I created it.
> It truely lets me doubt the "free speech" motives of
> administrators, if they have to censor people they disagree
> with.
> [[WP:ANI#User:Raphael1.2FPersecution_of_Muslims]]
> Zoe reports the deletion of my critique on 22 May
> [[WP:ANI#User:Raphael1_blocked_for_a_week]]
> block report by Zoe on 26 May, where he lists diffs
> where I allegedly personally attacked him.
> Btw. I have never claimed, that any administrator is a persecutor
> of Muslims. Instead I've made clear on [[WP:ANI]], that I consider
> the persecution a side-effect of their blocking habits.
> best regards
> -- 
> Raphael
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