Yasser Louati is a French Political analyst and human rights advocate based in Paris. He is currently Head of the Committee for Justice & Liberties (CJL) , a transnational human rights and civil liberties organisation. The CJL's work is based on production of knowledge (research, investigation), empowerment (popular education, training) and mobilisations (strategic litigation, campaigns).
Previously, he was a community organizer from the Paris South Side Banlieues where he lead multiple campaigns against racism, police brutality and mass surveillance. Yasser was also the co-author of the European Report on Islamophobia for two years and advised multiple organisations, think tanks and editors from major outlets on French politics and social movements.
He is fluent in French, English and Arabic. Alongside his weekly columns for The New Arab where he shares his analysis for an English speaking audience. Yasser is also a regular contributor to international news outlets such as the BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera and TRT, among others. He can also be heard on his podcasts "Le Breakdown" and "Les Idées Libres".
Previously, Yasser was a Pilot and held Management positions in the business aviation industry. Trained on Cessna Citations and Embraer ERJ135/145 family of jets, he flew as a Captain predominantly in the US and the MENA region with responsibilities in aircraft management and pilot training.
Research & Investigation
Popular Education & Training
Strategic Litigation & Campaigns
Les Idées Libres Podcast
Décrypter les défis les plus controversés de notre temps avec Yasser Louati. Le podcast Le Breakdown démystifie les mythes et expose ce qui se cache derrière les gros titres. Des droits de l'homme et des libertés civiles aux luttes pour la justice sociale, de l'environnement au militarisme.
Sans filtre sans autocensure
This is where I decipher the news in writing, share behind the headlines content, write about politics, human rights, organizing, national security and post my publications on other outlets.
🇫🇷 C'est ici que je déchiffre l'info, partage mes analyses au delà des gros titres, écris sur la politique, les droits humains, les mobilisations, les politiques sécuritaires et republie mes écrits sur d'autres médias.