Charles Stratford

Charles Stratford

Charles Stratford is a correspondent with Al Jazeera English. He has covered politics and conflicts in various countries, including Iraq and Afghanistan, and the Palestinian Occupied Territories.

Bangladesh

Bangladesh factories still unsafe five years after collapse

More than 1,100 people, mostly female garment workers, were crushed to death in the 2013 Rana Plaza collapse.

Bangladesh factories still unsafe five years after collapse

Iraq

Mosul after ISIL: Rebuilding the city's soul

After the fall of ISIL in Iraq's Mosul, poetry can be read and music played in public again.

Mosul after ISIL: Rebuilding the city's soul

Rohingya

Bangladesh: Trafficking of girls rife in Rohingya camps

Rights groups say Rohingya refugees are being increasingly targeted by human traffickers at camps in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Trafficking of girls rife in Rohingya camps

Asia Pacific

Myanmar army accused of gang-raping Rohingya women

The Myanmar government has banned the UN's top human rights investigator from entering Rakhine State to document crimes and seeking justice through the international system may be impossible.

Myanmar army accused of gang-raping Rohingya women

Asia Pacific

Bangladesh delays repatriation of Rohingya refugees

The repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled violence in Myanmar will not start as planned due to a delay in compiling the list of people.

Bangladesh delays repatriation of Rohingya refugees

Rohingya

UN official: Too early for Rohingya return

In an interview with Al Jazeera, Yanghee Lee says camps in Bangladesh are at risk of disease and landslides.

UN official: Too early for Rohingya return

Asia

Growing concerns over Rohingya repatriation deal

The repatriation plan, similar to a previous plan from the 1990s, will move refugees to joins thousands of already displaced Rohingya in Myanmar.

Growing concerns over Rohingya repatriation deal

Asia

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh afraid to go home

The UN has accused Myanmar of ethnic cleansing and has said it is too early for refugees to be returned until their safety can be guaranteed.

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh afraid to go home

Africa

Danakil Depression: Salt mining in one of earth's hottest places

At more than 100 metres below sea level and with temperatures that often reach higher than 50 degrees Celsius, Ethiopia's Danakil Depression is one of the most inhospitable places on earth.

Danakil Depression: Salt mining in one of earth's hottest places

Asia Pacific

EU urges Myanmar to release Reuters journalists

They face 14 years behind bars for illegally acquiring information to share with foreign media.

EU urges Myanmar to release Reuters journalists

Asia

Bangladesh, Myanmar set to implement Rohingya repatriation deal

Bangladesh and Myanmar say they are ready to go ahead with a plan to bring Rohingya refugees back home.

Bangladesh, Myanmar set to implement Rohingya repatriation deal

Myanmar

Look ahead 2018: Rohingya flee Myanmar crackdown

In 2017, any number of governments and organisations condemned Myanmar's campaign against its minority as 'ethnic cleansing'. In 2018, Rohingya refugee camps in neighbouring Bangladesh are facing dire conditions.

Look ahead 2018: Rohingya flee Myanmar crackdown