Yasser Latif Hamdani

Mr. Yasser Latif Hamdani is an Advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan at HQM Chambers of Barristers and Advocates in Islamabad Pakistan and a member of the Lahore High Court Bar Association.  As a lawyer, Mr. Hamdani has engaged in constitutional and public interest litigation around constitutional fundamental rights, including the YouTube case where the government’s decision to block YouTube in Pakistan was challenged on grounds of the right to freedom of expression and speech.  Mr. Hamdani’s work at the HRP would focus on right to religious freedom under Pakistani constitution and the marginalization of Pakistan’s Ahmadi community under law. Mr. Hamdani has a BA from Rutgers University in New Jersey, an LLB from University of Punjab and an LLM from University of Management and Technology in Lahore, Pakistan.

Mr. Hamdani is also an author and a columnist in Pakistani press.  His first book was “Jinnah Myth and Reality,” an analysis of the politics of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan and his second book is called, “Between Worlds; a Pakistani’s quest to forge meaning.”