Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/2019-07-31/Arbitration report

A month of reintegration: Arbitration begins setting new boundaries after the June blow-up

After the Fram case was declined, Arbitration Committee decided to review reversion of office actions generally, with 121 comments by members of the community. The committee decided by motion to "note without comment" the events surrounding last month's office actions and subsequent flurry of ENWP blocks and unblocks. The committee in their motion has advised the community "that administrators and bureaucrats are normally expected not to act when they know they do not have all of the relevant facts, and that this is especially important with regard to office actions where those facts may be highly sensitive." The committee further warned that future "wheel warring may be grounds for removal of administrative rights by the committee".

The second case accepted, titled "Antisemitism in Poland", concerns articles like History of the Jews in Poland, but arbitrator AGK said in the opening phase "even we are not sure yet what the dispute entails" other than a clear clash between (primarily) two editors. The workshop phase closed 30 June, and the committee is now deliberating offline on a decision. As of writing deadline, there have been no principles, findings of fact, nor remedies for the case posted.




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