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Mr. Amir Ahmad Nasr


Mr. Amir Ahmad Nasr

Mr. Amir Ahmad Nasr is a leading Sudanese blogger and digital media and marketing consultant. He is the formerly anonymous author of Sudan’s most well-known sociopolitical English-language blog, The Sudanese Thinker. In 2011, in the midst of the Arab Spring, he revealed his identity and has since become an author, human rights advocate, digital activist, and social entrepreneur. Mr. Nasr has been featured by The New Yorker, the BBC, The Guardian, and Al Jazeera, among other media outlets. Nasr’s blog was nominated as a finalist three consecutive times for the Weblog Awards. A Global Ambassador to the Incitement Movement, he is also a contributor to Global Voices Online, and the author of a forthcoming book on Islam and new media.


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