A short time ago, Machetera received the news that Rebelión, the primary Spanish language alternative media site had been censored by the Spanish language Wikipedia. A Rebelión editor, who also happened to be a Wikipedia contributor, tried to link a reference to Rebelión, and found that the link was un-saveable. As you will read in the story below by Santiago Alba Rico, where more details are provided in the footnote, when this editor asked what was going on, the answer came back that Rebelión could not be linked to any longer because it was not considered to be a reliable source.
But the truth is that it has nothing to do whether or not Rebelión is a reliable source (unlike for instance, the New York Times, or El País which would never ever lie), and everything to do with Rebelión‘s anti-Zionist stance. The Zionists who’ve hijacked the Spanish language Wikipedia for their own purposes are methodically combing through Wikipedia and manually disabling the links, and soon it will be as though Rebelión never existed at all. (Oh, but they wish.) Continue reading