Yasser Al-Hamdani is an Iraqi human rights defender and journalist. His work focuses on fighting corruption, advocating for journalists, and documenting human rights violations during the time of conflict in Iraq. He has documented violations and attacks in the city of Mosul, in Northern Iraq, since 2003 and has worked with associations and organizations concerned with the rights of journalists. He is a member of the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate. As a result of his work on fighting corruption in Iraq, Yasser Al-Hamdani was subjected to several kinds of targeted harassment, including death threats, by state agencies and authoritarian parties.The human rights defender left the city of Mosul in June 2014 during the ISIS/Daesh occupation of the city. He worked with several newspapers and international agencies until he returned to Mosul during the city's liberation operations and worked as a war correspondent. He was injured several times while covering the conflict in the city of Mosul. After the war ended, he focused his work on fighting corruption and exposing corrupt officials and entities in Iraq in general and in the city of Mosul in particular.