Annette Ekin

Annette Ekin

Annette Ekin is a journalist and producer at Al Jazeera English online. She has reported from India, Nepal, South Korea, the US and Australia.

Arts & Culture

The woman who cleans up after 'lonely deaths' in Japan

When somebody dies lonely and alone, Miyu Kojima steps in to clean their home and organise the mementos of their life.

The woman who cleans up after 'lonely deaths' in Japan

Health

The mental health toll of the Rohingya crisis

As mental health workers deal with the immediate manifestations of trauma, they fear the longer-term implications.

The mental health toll of the Rohingya crisis

Asia

The Rohingya crisis through the eyes of a refugee

We asked Kamal Hossain, who runs a booth to locate lost children, to photograph the crisis from his perspective.

The Rohingya crisis through the eyes of a refugee

Asia

Rohingya refugees share stories of sexual violence

Myanmar's army killed many of the women they raped. Survivors in refugee camps in Bangladesh say they want justice.

Rohingya refugees share stories of sexual violence

Japan

Lives in limbo: Why Japan accepts so few refugees

People from all around the world seek asylum in Japan, but just 28 were accepted in 2016.

Lives in limbo: Why Japan accepts so few refugees

Japan

Sexual assault in Japan: 'Every girl was a victim'

Sexual assault of schoolgirls is commonplace on Japan's public transportation, but now more girls are speaking out.

Sexual assault in Japan: 'Every girl was a victim'

audio

Remembering the troubadour of the Libyan revolution

Matthew Millan talks about his documentary which follows defiant musicians who emerged during the Libyan uprising.

Remembering the troubadour of the Libyan revolution

South Korea

Sewol disaster victims: The bedrooms they left behind

Photographers and artists remember the child victims of the South Korean ferry disaster.

Sewol disaster victims: The bedrooms they left behind

Earthquake

Q&A: Photo Kathmandu shows 'Nepal still stands'

Al Jazeera speaks to co-director NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati about launching Nepal's first international photo festival.

Q&A: Photo Kathmandu shows 'Nepal still stands'

Humanitarian crises

When disaster struck: Nepalese volunteers in aid action

A month after the earthquake killed more than 8,600 people, volunteer relief missions continue to be a vital lifeline.

When disaster struck: Nepalese volunteers in aid action

Humanitarian crises

Fears as buildings continue to crack in quake-hit Nepal

Thousands of buildings are too dangerous to live in but continue to stand perilously in capital Kathmandu.

Fears as buildings continue to crack in quake-hit Nepal

Health

Pregnant women vulnerable after Nepal quake

Lack of adequate health facilities and loss of breadwinners putting health of pregnant women at risk, officials say.

Pregnant women vulnerable after Nepal quake