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Swiss Federal Archives team up with Wikimedia CH


Wikipedian in Residence begins work at the Federal Archives

The Swiss Federal Archives and Wikimedia CH are joining forces to review source materials from the Federal Archives and publish them online. The first joint project will provide access to a photographic collection on the First World War.

Wikipedia in jail


Wikipedia for prisoners – an unexpected partnership between the swiss prison of Bellevue and Wikimedia CH

Since March 2013, prisoners who request can have an access to Wikipedia offline. The idea is to stimulate or to support the interest for education of prisoners who were, for a large majority, condemned to long-time sentences.