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Jillian C. York · March, 2008

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. I am also a volunteer representative for the Global Voices Board of Directors.

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Latest posts by Jillian C. York from March, 2008

25 March 2008

Arabeyes: Bloggers Indifferent to Magdi Allam's Conversion to Catholicism

During Easter weekend, Pope Benedict XVI baptized several adults into Catholicism. Among them was Magdi Allam, an Egyptian-born Muslim who has lived in Italy for more than half his life...

19 March 2008

Iraq at Five: The World Reacts

Today, March 19, marks five years of "Operation Iraqi Freedom." Initially a plan to oust Saddam Hussein and "end the war before it started," the war in Iraq continues to...

Morocco: Bloggers React to Fouad Mourtada's Release From Prison

At 11:30 GMT, Sami Ben Gharbia broke the news that Fouad Mourtada had been freed. Mourtada, who was sentenced on February 22 to three years in prison, was released after...

18 March 2008

Morocco: Fouad Mourtada Robbed of His Life

Fouad Mourtada probably never guessed he'd become a household name. Arrested on February 5 and sentenced on February 22 to three years in prison (plus a $1,000 fine) for creating...

Morocco: Exoticism in the News

Morocco: Fez Festival 2008

11 March 2008

Morocco: An Interview with Rebecca Robinson

Rebecca Robinson is a Masters’ candidate in the Department of Justice and Social Inquiry at Arizona State who is currently conducting research on Morocco. Jillian York discovered her blog after...

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