PhD & Science Geek // writing in English, French, Bulgarian // author for GV Advocacy, GV Online, FutureChallenges // interested in Middle East politics & internet freedom // working to empower women in science & tech // former research associate at UNESCO // human rights activist // human being
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Latest posts by Rayna St from November, 2012
MENA Netizen Report: Porn Edition
Most of this month’s report was researched, edited, and written by Rayna St, Nermeen Edrees, and Hisham Almiraat. After a YouTube trailer named “The Innocence of Muslims” sparked a widespread wave of protests in the region earlier this year, various actions by MENA governments were undertaken to strictly regulate online...
Egypt: Online Porn, Here to Stay?
The ongoing battle over the future Egyptian constitution and the more-than-a-month long strike of Egyptian medical workers are among the most pressing issues in the country at the moment… or are they? The Public Prosecutor apparently decided the people needed more drama and announced Egypt would start blocking porn sites.
Egypt To Block Porn Sites… Again
On Wednesday, November 7, the Egyptian Public Prosecutor decided that online pornography was “inconsistent with Egyptian traditions and values.” He ordered a general ban of all porn sites in Egypt.