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Jillian C. York · September, 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 September, 2008

Blogger of the Week: Sami Ben Gharbia

This week's Blogger of the Week is none other than Global Voices Advocacy Director Sami Ben Gharbia, known for his dedication to the fight against oppression and censorship. Sami is...

Morocco: Rural Women

Morocco: Schools Closing

The Blogma's Whims

Moroccan Blogger Mohammed Erraji Acquitted

The Blogoma, or Moroccan blogosphere, was buzzing today over news of Moroccan blogger Mohammed Erraji's acquittal. Erraji was arrested last week for writing that the king's charity toward his people...

Morocco: Training Online Journalists

Jordan: Killing Firefox

Moroccan Bloggers Strike for Erraji

When Moroccan blogger Mohammed Erraji was arrested last week, the blogoma's thoughts turned immediately to the case of Fouad Mourtada, the young man arrested earlier this year for impersonating Prince...

Morocco: Police Officer Shot by Member of Royal Family

After months of relative quiet in the Moroccan blogosphere, two incidents have everyone talking. One, of course, is the recent case of Mohammed Erraji. The other is the recent news...

Morocco: Mohammed Erraji Provisionally Released

Today, Moroccans rejoiced at the news that Mohammed Erraji, the blogger who was arrested and quickly jailed, has been let out on bail. But the rejoicing was short-lived, as bloggers...

Morocco: Mainstream Media Coverage

Morocco: The Cost of Ideas

Morocco: An Inside View of Mohammed Raji's Trial

Morocco: Understanding Mohammed Raji's Sentence

Less than a year ago, Global Voices noted Morocco as the “liveliest free speech zone in Muslim North Africa.” And yet, journalists are all too frequently fined or arrested, and...

Morocco: Blogger Arrested, Sentenced Immediately

This morning, it was reported by the electronic news site Hespress [ar] that blogger Mohammed Raji was arrested in his home in Agadir. An article that Raji had posted on...

Chrome Welcomed with Accolades and Controversy in the Middle East

On Tuesday, Google joined the browser game by launching its very own browser, Chrome, to positive accolades and a bit of controversy. The free browser, which is currently only available...

Syria: Love of Twitterfox

Syria: Sarkozy and Assad's dinner

Palestine: No Student Associations

Morocco: Welcoming Ramadan

Ramadan comes but once a year, and Moroccan bloggers are gearing up for the month ahead by sharing recipes, photos, and their thoughts on Morocco's imams spotting the moon a...

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