Dr. Yahya Tagouri

A chief pathologist at the Medstar Health Care System. A former head of relief services at the Libyan Emergency Task Force. He helped facilitate and integrate humanitarian aid, political action, and media outreach among various organizations, groups, and individuals in support of the Libyan people. Asked if he fears for his safety because of his involvement with the Libyan Council, Tagouri said he and the other Libyan-American activists are “beyond the fear” and that “over 30,000 people have [already] given their lives for Libya.”Tagouri’s humanitarian committee responsibility on the new Council puts him in direct contact with the situation of the over 60,000 Libyan refugees now in Tunisia. Tagouri has helped provide food, medicine, clothing, and other assistance to Libyans in the camps.