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  • Nepal: Social Media for Social Change

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    The recently published Corruption Perceptions Index ranks Nepal at the 154th position- the second most corrupt country in South Asia while Afghanistan comes in first at the 180th ranking. This poor showing, however, is no accident. In fact, corruption in Nepal is decades old and a deep festering sore which neither […]

  • Gay girl in Damascus: A taboo ignominy feeding to a white fantasy

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    Biographical blog describing life in Syria amid the current political instability, supposedly written by a struggling gay woman has been revealed to be a hoax. Amina Abdallah Arraf al-Omari a 25-year-old, half-Syrian, half American lesbian living in Damascus documented her life in a blog entitled “Gay Girl in Damascus”, dating back to […]