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Dis be advice to editors wey engage dem dey respond to dose wey dey threaten physical harm to dema bodies anaa odas.

NOTE from WMF Trust and Safety: As of June 2023, e cam to wona attention say sam messages dem send to emergency@ wound up for wona spam folder insyd. Dis dey seem make e be backend issue plus wona email provider wey we currently dey review de problem. If you no receive response to your message within 1 hour, please make you send note to ca(_AT_)wikimedia.org. Thank you. Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 16:13, 7 June 2023 (UTC)[reply]

Dis page dey outline de procedure make dem dey deal plus such issues, den threats of physical harm, wey dey include self-harm, den complement de Foundation ein legal policies for de subject top. E no dey apply to non-physical forms of real-world harm, such as harassment anaa outing.

Make you treat all claims seriously

Make you treat all threats seriously. Make you no make your own determination say apparent threat be joke anaa trolling. E be better to be safe dan sorry.

Although somebro dey discuss suicide fi no be actively suicidal for present, he anaa she fi cam turn actively suicidal; de same be true of somebro wey dey threat violence. To repeat: Make you treat all threats seriously den act as you go fi for real emergency insyd.

Contact de Wikimedia Foundation

As soon as you see claim anaa threat of physical harm to persons ("I dey go kill my body"; "I dey go kill Person"; "I dey go kill you") anaa property ("I dey go kill blow up your school"), immediately contact de Wikimedia Foundation office staff for dis special email address: emergency@wikimedia.org, wey automatically dey forward to trained team of staff members wey be available make dem respond to dese incidents even outsyd of normal business hours. De Wikimedia Foundation get internal policies give office actions, such as de "On-Wiki Threat Protocol", wey dey apply both domestically for de United States insyd den internationally. Emails dem send to oda addresses anaa Foundation staff dem no fi receive am for timely manner, anaa response fi be delay; thus dis email address be de preferred contact point give such incidents wey go produce near-immediate reply of acknowledgement. (Please note: emails dem send to dis address for non-emergency issues fi receive no response at all. If you dey hia assistance of anoda kind, dem no fi help you.)

Make you contact functionary

Except for edge cases den oda cases wey dey require common sense, such as where functionary be de source of threat, you sanso for contact de closest designated functionary give your local wiki immediately.

"Functionary" hie dem dey define as de highest body of authority wey be responsible make dem dey oversee your wiki, one wey dem typically govern by local policies den guidelines; for example, Arbitration Committee den/anaa resident team of CheckUsers dem appoint den Oversighters. If der be no ArbCom process, dem fi relegate de "functionary" role to local bureaucrats, anaa anoda special group as dem determine by local policy; den if der be no local bureaucrats, dem fi relegate de "functionary" role to local administrators, anaa anoda special group as dem determine by local policy. Den finally, if der be no local members of your community dem elect make dem hold advanced permissions, anaa dem fi be inactive anaa hold de positions temporarily per, you fi contact steward make dem serve as local "functionary".

Recommended communication give dey receive prompt attention include:

Functionaries for contact oda functionaries even if dem discover such threat for dema own. Oda functionaries fi be able make dem provide help more effectively, den wider announcement be key make dem dey mobilize such effort.

Functionary action

Make you consider dey block dose wey dey issue threats of violence to odas, plus dema talkpage den email access dem revoke. Howeva, if ebe threat of suicide anaa self-harm, dem for use discretion as to whether anaa make dem no dey block if e fi be appropriate. De threats anaa claims for be RevisionDeleted anaa oversighted from de page history.


While Wikimedians' legal obligations make dem report threat of harm fi vary by country, volunteers get policy obligation make dem adhere to de Wikimedia Foundation ein Terms of Use, as well as moral obligation as members of de Wikimedia movement make dem help bring assistance to persons wey dey suffer depression anaa violence.

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