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Layal Al Khatib

I am a Lebanese, Web Developer, Editor at RTL This, MENA Author and Arabic Lingua
at Global Voices Online…interested in anything
social/technical in the Middle East.

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Latest posts by Layal Al Khatib

14 March 2011

Lebanon: Women's Anger At New Tourism Campaign

The Lebanese online community has responded angrily to a new campaign by the country's Ministry of Tourism, which aims to attract potential tourists from around the world with thoughts of...

4 March 2011

Lebanon: Protests Against Sectarian Regime

More than 2,500 Lebanese citizens marched last Sunday (February 27, 2011) in the capital Beirut against the sectarian system which they think is the reason of the country's problems. Here's...

23 February 2011

Lebanon: 128 Dictators or More to Revolt Against?

While the Arab world has been and is still revolting against its dictators, the situation in Lebanon is a bit different and more complex. According to netizens Imad Bazzi and...

11 December 2010

Lebanon: Blogger Farfahinne's First Arrest

Lebanese human rights activist and blogger Farfahinne shares her story of getting arrested by the Lebanese security forces when she tried to enter the Palestinian refugees camp "Nahr al-Bared" in...

Lebanon: What are people wondering about?

20 July 2010

Lebanon: The Rule of Dinosaurs

Shortly after the recent cyber censorship incidents in Lebanon, the term "The Rule of Dinosaurs" started to be used by the e-activists in their campaign against this invasion of their...

Lebanon: FTP for Non Geeks

8 July 2010

Lebanon: Three Arrested for Facebook Postings

Lebanese Naim George Hanna, 27, Antoine Youssef Ramya, 29, and Shebel Rajeh Qassab, 27, have been arrested for posting Facebook statuses against the Lebanese President Michel Suleiman. The Lebanese online...

18 June 2010

Lebanon’s Sex Industry

Lebanon: E-transactions Draft Law Postponed

The Lebanese online community celebrated the temporary victory of postponing the vote in parliament for the new proposed E-transactions law for an extra month. More about this law and reactions...

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