Author Archives: Jillian C. York

About Jillian C. York

Jillian C. York is the Director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Trial Set for October 28

Yesterday, it was announced that the trial date for Ali Abdulemam and 10 other human rights defenders was set for next Thursday, October 28. Meanwhile, all of the aforementioned human rights defenders have been denied access to their lawyers, and … Continue reading


الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا: إعلان التضامن مع المدون البحرينى علي عبد الإمام

This article was originally posted on Global Voices Online; the below is a translation made for Global Voices Lingua Arabic. وقد نشرت هذه المقالة أصلا في الأصوات العالمية أشعل الغضب الناتج عن اعتقال المدون البحرينيّ، والناشط في مجال حقوق الإنسان، … Continue reading

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It’s Been One Week, And We Need Your Help!

It has been one week since the arrest of Ali Abdulemam. Ali has been held in solitary detention, not allowed to see his family and lawyer, and according to the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, there is a serious risk … Continue reading

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Media Coverage of the Free Ali Abdulemam Campaign

The media coverage of Ali’s arrest over the past few days has been striking.  We are amazed to see how quickly those following this campaign have mobilized for Ali’s release, and encourage those following the campaign to continue contacting local … Continue reading

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