Faras Ghani

Faras Ghani

Faras Ghani is an Online Editor at Al Jazeera English. He is also a author of the book 'Champions, again'.

Human Rights

Bonded labour: The workers trapped at Pakistan's brick kilns

More than four million people, including young children, work in almost 20,000 brick kilns across Pakistan.

Bonded labour: The workers trapped at Pakistan's brick kilns

Human Rights

The spiralling debt trapping Pakistan's brick kiln workers

What starts off as a small loan ends up trapping generations into bonded labour.

The spiralling debt trapping Pakistan's brick kiln workers

Qatar

Qatar moves to announce abolishment of kafala system

Qatar and its labour laws have been under the spotlight ever since the country was named the host of the 2022 World Cup.

Qatar moves to announce abolishment of kafala system

Qatar

Was the Doha World Athletics Championships a 'success'?

Praise, criticism mark the inaugural athletics championships to be held in the Gulf region.

Was the Doha World Athletics Championships a 'success'?

Sport

Challenging debut for midnight marathon in Doha heat, humidity

Kenya's Chepngetich wins first gold of the 2019 World Championships as 28 out of 68 runners fail to finish the race.

Challenging debut for midnight marathon in Doha heat, humidity

Qatar

Renewed calls for Qatar to address treatment of migrant workers

Doha vows to 'comprehensively address' labour issues after report says hundreds of workers returned home 'penniless'.

Renewed calls for Qatar to address treatment of migrant workers

Humanitarian crises

Q&A: MSF official on migrants' rescue efforts in Mediterranean

MSF official talks about plight of migrants crossing Mediterranean and conditions in Libya detention centres.

Q&A: MSF official on migrants' rescue efforts in Mediterranean

North Korea

Trump-Kim summit: Will two leaders meet for third round of talks?

US president and North Korean leader have already met twice this year with promise of more to come. But will it happen?

Trump-Kim summit: Will two leaders meet for third round of talks?

Refugees

Meet a Syrian refugee couple winning hearts with cheese

Razan's family fled Syria's war in 2012 and sought asylum in the UK. Now, based in northern England, the couple run a cheese production company.

Meet a Syrian refugee couple winning hearts with cheese

Cricket World Cup

'Make that 7': Indian fans rejoice cricket win over Pakistan

India beat Pakistan in a rain-affected Cricket World Cup match.

'Make that 7': Indian fans rejoice cricket win over Pakistan

Cricket

Meet Pakistan's blind cricketers

Away from the limelight and the huge fan-base, these cricketers are enjoying a sport they love.

Meet Pakistan's blind cricketers

Cricket World Cup

'Electric': How India-Pakistan match played out in the stands

Two-time winners India sealed a convincing win over neighbours and archrivals Pakistan in the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

'Electric': How India-Pakistan match played out in the stands