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Rayna St.

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PhD, research fellow Paris Descartes University // Consultant at RS Strategy // Geek & DIYbio hacker // working to achieve gender equality in science & tech // former research assistent for Unesco // human rights activist // Editor for Global Voices Bulgarian // Columnist for Al-Jazeera English, Nature Middle East & Jadaliyya // Science blogger for Nature's SciLogs.com and Australian Science // board member of the French chapter of the Open Knowledge Foundation // human being

Between Bulgaria, Egypt & France

I tweet under @MaliciaRogue
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29 September 2013

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Saudi Clergyman Delivers Ground-breaking Science on Why Women Shouldn't Drive

Women in Saudi Arabia should not drive because driving will have adverse effects on their pelvis and ovaries, says a religious scholar. No Kidding.

1 June 2013

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Turkey: “A Tree Dies, A Nation Rises”

The situation in Istanbul turned violent when police cracked down on peaceful protesters on Friday, May 31. The peaceful sit-in started five days ago where several tens of people gathered...

5 April 2013

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Opening the Black Box of Governance: Alleviating Poverty With Data

Opening the data produced by public administrations is part of an effective approach to poverty alleviation. Despite the huge potential for the public good, this data is rarely released and...

21 December 2012

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The Sinai Peninsula: Egypt's “Wild West”?

In April of this year, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dubbed the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt a “kind of Wild West” after rockets were fired from there targeting the resort...

11 December 2012

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Independent French Data Journalism Website OWNI Under Threat of Closure

News of the imminent demise of OWNI (OWNI.fr), an independent French data journalism media outlet, surfaced last week. Famous for its close collaboration with WikiLeaks, OWNI developed the WarLogs application...

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