Nasser Laham

Residence
Deheishe Refugee Camp
Place of birth
Bethlehem
Year of Birth
1966
Profession
Journalist
Organization
Maan News, Bethlehem Television
Languages spoken
Arabic, Hebrew, English
Date of Interview
06/2005

Interviewer
Nahanni Rous

"If you are looking for reasons to wage war, you won't find them on my program, nor will you find ideas for short-term strategies. From my show, you will acquire ideas that change you into a responsible person, into a leader."

Nasser Laham was born and raised in Deheishe Refugee Camp near Bethlehem and is the Chief Editor at Ma'an News Agency in Bethlehem. He anchors a daily TV news program which translates the Hebrew evening news into Arabic for Palestinian audiences. Nasser promotes responsible media coverage of the conflict through humanizing the subjects of the news and reporting on both sides' reactions to events. Nasser served multiple prison sentences in Israeli jails during the first intifada before becoming a journalist.