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Jillian C. York · August, 2009

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 August, 2009

24 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").

20 August 2009

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,...

13 August 2009

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...

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.

11 August 2009

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...

10 August 2009

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.

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