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Jillian C. York · June, 2010

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 June, 2010

28 June 2010

Morocco: The Henna Experience

Henna as an art form has existed for thousands of years. Peace Corps volunteer Emily recently experienced it firsthand in Morocco. Jillian C York takes us on Emily's journey.

14 June 2010

Global: Tweeting the USA/England Match

The Twittersphere was abuzz during the USA/England #worldcup match on June 12. The game was highly anticipated in the United States, where TV ads touted it as the "most anticipated"...

5 June 2010

Global: Rachel Corrie “Immortalized” With Ship's Mission

A humanitarian aid ship called the MV Rachel Corrie (named after a young American peace activist who was killed by a bulldozer Gaza in 2003) set sail for Gaza from...

4 June 2010

USA: Mourning the Loss of American Furkan Dogan, Killed on Flotilla

Following the Israeli Defense Forces' deadly attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, the identities of the nine activists killed aboard the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara have emerged. Eight were Turkish...

3 June 2010

Global: Protests In Support of the Freedom Flotilla Continue

In the days following the Israel's raid on the Mavi Marmara that left nine dead and numerous others wounded, the world has seen an outpouring of support for Gaza. Thousands...

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