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Jillian C. York · June, 2007

I am a writer, activist, researcher, and blogger. I serve as Director of International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and write for several platforms, including Al Jazeera English and The Guardian.

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Latest posts by Jillian C. York from June, 2007

Palestine: What's Going On in Gaza?

"In this day and age communications can turn the devil into angel and beat the angel to a pulp," says blogger Ramzi Khoury. This week, Jillian York attempts to dig...

Morocco: GV Author Addresses Youth Conference

Morocco author Jillian York addressed a youth conference, organised by DABA, in conjunction with the National Democratic Institute's Morocco branch. The three-day event, which aimed at reevaluating political involvement in...

Morocco: How to bake bread in the medina

Ever wondered how so much bread gets baked so quickly in Morocco? A recent New York Times article on the furan, or community oven, explains how - and bloggers are...

Morocco: Hajj and Vodka, Fez the Time Warp, and the Top Ten Reasons Why Maroc Telecom Censors

Wondering why Maroc Telecom censors? What brings hajj and vodka together? How can you go to outer space? Jillian York finds the answers to those questions and more in this...

Morocco: A Photo Tour

Ask any photographer - Morocco is known as one of the world's most photogenic spots. This week's post by Jillian York showcases photographs from all over the country - from...

Poverty in Morocco, and a Moroccan Family Living in a Toilet

A major news article about a Moroccan family residing in a toilet sparks a discussion about poverty in Morocco. Jillian York reports from Anglophone blogs in Morocco.

Morocco: June Brings Blogging, Festivals, and a Reopening

As June rolls in, so do many other events across Morocco and the greater Maghreb. June 1 - Blog for the Maghreb Day, The Fes Festival of World Sacred Music,...

Is Ryanair's website blocked in Morocco?

This morning, MoTIC has posted that the websites of Ryanair, a popular low-cost airline which recently began offering flights to Morocco, has been blocked. Une partie de la censure de...

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