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Nada Akl

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Journalist and explorer of the digital world. Interested in online activism and Diasporas, migrations, entrepreneurship.
I blog (sporadically) on www.nadaakl.com and Tweet a lot: @Nada_Akl

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3 January 2014

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Lebanon: I Am Not A Martyr

Lebanon's #NotaMartyr campaign pays tribute to innocent victims of violence and to show that the Lebanese want change.

28 December 2013

Six Killed in Lebanon Blast Targeting ex-Minister

At least six people died, and many more were wounded, in a blast that targeted former Lebanese Finance Minister Mohamed Chatah in downtown Beirut.

7 October 2013

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Lebanon: What's a Passport Worth? A Bitter Discussion

The Lebanese passport was ranked amongst the 10 worst in the world in terms of freedom of travel, the unsurprising news sparked bitter reactions online.

19 July 2013

Online Gambling No Longer Accessible from Lebanon?

Gambling sites have been blocked in Lebanon, a dangerous slippery slope.

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Saudi Activist Slapped With Sudden Travel Ban at Airport

Saudi activist and journalist Iman Al-Qahtani was denied the right to leave Saudi Arabia as punishment for her activism and support for reformers in the absolute monarchy.

31 March 2013

Lebanon's First Civil Marriage “Approved by Justice”

Lebanon's first civil marriage has been recognized by the Ministry of Justice. Earlier this year, Kholoud Succarieh and Nidal Darwich initiated Lebanon's first civil marriage on Lebanese soil, in a...

Prime Minister Resigns, as Lebanon Remains a “Sinking Ship”

Lebanese Prime Minister resigns as the country faces ongoing chaos.

29 January 2013

A Couple's Civil Marriage Rejected in Lebanon

A secular marriage in Lebanon is still not possible, but a couple's claim to the contrary reignites the debate and hope for partisans of civil marriage.

22 January 2013

An “OMG Law” for Lebanon During Election Year?

This year a parliamentary election year in Lebanon and this means that once again, electoral law debates make headlines in a country marked by institutionalized sectarianism.

17 January 2013

More than 80 Killed at Aleppo University in Syria

War in Syria reached the heart of Aleppo University when two blasts killed over 80 people and injured over 160 on January 15, 2013.

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