As I was running through our highest rated unanswered questions, I stumbled across this one

What can the UK government do to help resolve the persecution of the LGBT community in Chechnya?

Which seems to have a perfectly valid answer, with several upvotes. I looked through the revision history and noticed some vandalism had taken place, but had been reversed quickly. I noticed the answer is also temporarily suspended (with a suspension running out in two days).

I wish to make the case to un-delete the answer as it is informative, and we don't have a serious case to keep it deleted (as an effort against vandalism). It is worth noting that this could be done to coincide with the lifting of the author suspension in two days.

Is there any other outstanding reason why this answer should remain deleted?

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    Same user, same issue as in that other meta question.
    – user11249
    Jun 14, 2017 at 3:23
  • Indeed it seems to be the same user/same problem - but I would still like the answer to be considered for undeletion. Jun 14, 2017 at 3:26
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    Vandalism wasn't the only issue there, I'm afraid. Portions of the answer are plagiarised (eg from here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gay_concentration_camps_in_Chechnya). If the answer is updated to properly reference its sources (see: politics.stackexchange.com/help/referencing), then I'd certainly consider restoring it.
    – yannis
    Jun 14, 2017 at 7:44
  • Oh the irony :-D I delete it and get banned but Mods have to delete it anyway. Jun 17, 2017 at 13:58
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    @Venture2099 Stop being a petulant child and vandalizing everything Jun 17, 2017 at 14:18
  • My answers. My right to delete Jun 17, 2017 at 14:19
  • @Venture2099 You have a right to delete but not vandalise. If you wish to delete please delete not vandalise. Jun 17, 2017 at 14:20
  • No. They are all plagiarised. Mods have been quite clear. Its not vandalism. Jun 17, 2017 at 14:21
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    @Venture2099 Do you not understand how this site works? If your answer was plagiarized and you wish to remove it from the site you should delete the answer not vandalize it Jun 17, 2017 at 14:22
  • yawn Stop rolling back my answers. Write your own. Jun 17, 2017 at 14:23
  • Actually no the content you create belongs to SE once you submit it... Jun 19, 2017 at 16:02
  • Though actually in this case I think I am on Venture's side. The edit was not vandalism since it was clearly indicated why the content was removed. Its not like he changed it to post "I hate the Mods here!" It stated why the content was removed by the person who created the original answer. Jun 19, 2017 at 16:06


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