Nicolas Haque

Nicolas Haque

Nicolas Haque is a based in Dakar, Senegal. Previously Al Jazeera's correspondent in Bangladesh from 2008-2013.

He's freelanced for over a decade, working in current affairs for TF1-French TV, CBC, ABCnews, BBC Asian Programmes Unit, Discovery and Channel 4 news in London. French of Bangladeshi parentage and raised in the United States, he holds an MA honours in Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London

Human Rights

Senegal child marriage: 'I am not angry at my mother any more'

Marriage before the age of 18 is common in rural Senegal, nearly one of three girls gets married as a child.

Senegal child marriage: 'I am not angry at my mother any more'

Africa

Sierra Leone bans jogging in groups

Sierra Leone's government is banning jogging in groups.

Sierra Leone bans jogging in groups

Asia

Drawings by Rohingya children reveal the horrific experiences

A quarter of a million Rohingya children have fled Myanmar since the latest outbreak of violence last month. Many have a hard time speaking about what they've seen. Instead, they draw pictures to help cope with horrific scenes they’ve experienced.

Drawings by Rohingya children reveal the horrific experiences

Asia

Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army calls for armed struggle

The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) is calling for an armed struggle against Myanmar forces.

Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army calls for armed struggle

Asia

Thousands orphaned by Myanmar violence against Rohingya

The Aid agency Save the Children warns that more than 600,000 Rohingya children could be in Bangladesh by the end of the year. Many of them will probably be orphans who will need urgent assistance.

Thousands orphaned by Myanmar violence against Rohingya

Asia

Rohingya Hindus now face uncertainty in Myanmar

Despite international condemnation at the UN General Assembly and cautious words of assurances, Rohingya Muslims continue to flee their country.

Rohingya Hindus now face uncertainty in Myanmar

Africa

Sierra Leone orphanages overwhelmed after landslide

Orphanages in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, are struggling to take in more children after last month's flooding and landslides. More than 1,000 people were killed, leaving many children without parents.

Sierra Leone orphanages overwhelmed after landslide

Africa

Sierra Leone: Residents refuse to relocate from landslide zone

Tens of thousands of people in Sierra Leone whose homes were destroyed in a landslide last month are still waiting to be re-housed. Hundreds of people were killed in the mudslides on the outskirts of the capital Freetown.

Sierra Leone: Residents refuse to relocate from landslide zone

Africa

Under-reported: Sierra Leone's overflowing morgues

More than 500 people were killed and 2,000 became homeless in one of Africa's worst disasters in living memory.

Under-reported: Sierra Leone's overflowing morgues

Africa

Week-long national mourning in Sierra Leone comes to an end

A week of national mourning has ended in Sierra Leone, after a mudslide killed around 500 people in the capital, Freetown.

Week-long national mourning in Sierra Leone comes to an end

Africa

Sierra Leone mudslide survivors angry as hundreds remain missing

It has been a week since mudslides buried large areas of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, and hundreds of people are still missing.

Sierra Leone mudslide survivors angry as hundreds remain missing

Africa

Sierra Leone calls for evacuation amid threat of more landslides

The government of Sierra Leone has called for the evacuation of 10,000 people living on an unstable hillside in the capital Freetown. It came six days after a landslide in the city left hundreds dead.

Sierra Leone calls for evacuation amid threat of more landslides