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.
Latest posts by Jillian C. York from August, 2009
Global: Ramadan Mubarak
With the advent of Ramadan around the globe this weekend, Muslim and non-Muslim bloggers everywhere are wishing each other Ramadan mubarak (or "blessed Ramadan").
Mauritania: A New Era?
Following a coup d'état a year ago, the election of the coup's leader, General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, to the presidency, and the country's first-ever suicide bombing in early August, Mauritania continues to experience massive changes.
Morocco: Faith and Jasmine
Jamal Laoudi, blogging for Maghreb Voices, tells the tale of a love lost.
Palestine: Reactions to Launch of Google.ps
Google is adding the domain google.ps to its line up of sites offering localized search. The new Google domain is intended to work in the West Bank and Gaza, where Palestinian Internet service providers (ISPs) operate.
Syria: Snag Hits Blogging Contest
The Syrian blogosphere, which is quite active and centered around Arabic and English, has recently joined the realm of competitive blogospheres. Jillian C. York has the story.
Morocco: Bloggers React to the Banning of Magazines
French newspaper Le Monde joins two other papers in being banned in Morocco after publishing the results of a poll in which ordinary Moroccans were asked to give their assessment of the monarch, King Mohammed VI. See how bloggers react to the censorship in this post.
Mauritania Experiences First-Ever Suicide Bombing
Mauritania suffered its first-ever suicide bombing attack on Saturday, wounding one Mauritanian and two French citizens. Bloggers and Twitter users react to the incident.