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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.

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Latest posts by Jillian C. York from 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...

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...

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

A Moro in America laments TV station Al-Arabiya's biased reporting on Morocco, including a news story about bizarre sexual practices in the Saharan provinces.

Morocco: Fez Festival 2008

The View From Fez reports on the program for the 2008 Fes Festival of World Sacred Music.

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...

Morocco: Peace Corps

Connie in Morocco gives an insider's perspective into her work as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco.

Morocco: Support for Fouad Mourtada

Eatbees shares a video of protests which took place on March 1 in honor of Fouad Mourtada.

Morocco: Tour Hassan

Moroccan Meanderings gives a history lesson on Rabat's Tour Hassan.

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