"Nasser Weddady directs outreach for HAMSA. A native of Mauritania, Nasser grew up in Libya and Syria, traveling extensively through the Middle East. A long-time activist in the struggle to end slavery in his homeland, Nasser has organized conferences for young activists across the Middle East; published in the International Herald Tribune, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, and Baltimore Sun; appeared on Fox, BBC World Service, Al Jazeera, and Radio Liberty; and testified to Congress’ Human Rights Caucus. Fluent in five languages, Nasser has lectured at the US Institute of Peace and diverse interfaith settings." 
Resources and articles
- About, Hands Across the Mideast Alliance, accessed February 21, 2011.