Zaheena Rasheed

Zaheena Rasheed

Press Freedom

Tanzania Daima ban adds to press freedom concerns

Critics accuse President John Magufuli of undermining democracy after fourth critical newspaper is shut down since June.

Tanzania Daima ban adds to press freedom concerns

Asia

Myanmar's Rohingya beg for help: 'People are starving'

Thousands of ethnic Rohingya remaining inside Myanmar live in fear, with many in desperate need of food and healthcare.

Myanmar's Rohingya beg for help: 'People are starving'

Asia

'I watched my son drown': Rohingya boat survivor

Survivors of boat tragedy that left more than 60 dead recount the horrors of losing their loved ones.

'I watched my son drown': Rohingya boat survivor

Asia

Scores of Rohingya feared drowned after boat capsizes

Police recover 15 bodies but many more are feared dead after boat carrying over 100 sinks in rough seas off Bangladesh.

Scores of Rohingya feared drowned after boat capsizes

Asia

Abdulla Yameen 'admits receiving bags of stolen cash'

Apparent admission follows Al Jazeera investigation exposing how Yameen and aides embezzled millions from state coffers.

Abdulla Yameen 'admits receiving bags of stolen cash'

Asia

Maldives parliament shut down to stop speaker's removal

Soldiers enter parliament after opposition politicians defy lockdown and scale walls demanding a vote to remove speaker.

Maldives parliament shut down to stop speaker's removal

Asia

Abdulla Yameen's nephew arrested amid challenge to rule

Politician Faris Maumoon held on bribery charges in run-up to vote to unseat ally of his uncle President Abdulla Yameen.

Abdulla Yameen's nephew arrested amid challenge to rule