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Jillian C. York · August, 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 August, 2010

24 August 2010

Lebanon: Giving Palestinian Refugees the Right to Work

Lebanon is home to over 400,000 Palestinian refugees, who are not allowed to own property, cannot access the health care system, and need a special permit to leave their refugee...

18 August 2010

Morocco: Fasting Versus Individual Liberties

For most Muslims, the holy month of Ramadan is a time of peace, of reflection, of family and faith. But for those who have given up on religion, Ramadan can...

17 August 2010

Morocco: The Ramadan Diaries

As the month of Ramadan begins, Moroccans share thoughts, reflections...even recipes. Jillian York has the story.

12 August 2010

USA: Deconstructing Media Coverage of the “Ground Zero Mosque”

The building of an Islamic community center in New York City, near the site of "Ground Zero," has polarized opinions across the media spectrum. In this post, bloggers share their...

Global: Ramadan Memes

Every year, web-savvy Muslims around the world share images with each other to celebrate Ramadan. While most images of the sort are solemn, there is often plenty of humor to...

5 August 2010

Morocco: Race and Racism

In Morocco, the discussion of race and racism is sometimes taboo. In this post, Jillian C. York sums up the thoughts of several bloggers, in reaction to a post on...

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