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Harry Fawcett

Harry Fawcett

While going in depth into the story-rich, but still somewhat under-reported place that is South Korea, Harry Fawcett also strives to bring comprehensive coverage of what's happening north of the border.

Harry began his career in local radio in the UK, before moving to ITN, and Channel Four News, with a year's freelancing in Australia. 

He joined Al Jazeera in Malaysia in 2008, and for the last few years he has been a regional correspondent covering the Asia-Pacific. 

Middle East

Foreign residents in Palestinian territories denied visa renewals

Israel is increasingly rejecting applications to renew residency visas and families face being split up.

Foreign residents in Palestinian territories denied visa renewals

Middle East

Israel closure of vital Gaza commercial border takes effect

Closure of primary passageway for basic goods to besieged Palestinian territory makes impact a day after decision.

Israel closure of vital Gaza commercial border takes effect

Middle East

Israel to deduct $300m a year from Palestinian Authority budget

Tel Aviv passed a law allowing the money to be taken from taxes and tariffs that the Israeli government collects on Palestinian leadership's behalf.

Israel to deduct $300m a year from Palestinian Authority budget

Middle East

UK's Prince William visits occupied East Jerusalem

Visits to Western Wall and Al-Aqsa Mosque compound were first by a member of British royal family since 1948.

UK's Prince William visits occupied East Jerusalem

Middle East

UN Palestinian refugee agency warns of massive funding shortfall

UNRWA will appeal for $250m, worrying it may have to soon cut emergency aid after US severed contributions earlier this year.

UN Palestinian refugee agency warns of massive funding shortfall

Middle East

Israel moves to ban filming soldiers after controversial videos

Government endorses a bill that aims to protect troops from "shame" after videos showing deadly shootings of Palestinians.

Israel moves to ban filming soldiers after controversial videos

East Jerusalem

Israel court decision: Palestinians in Silwan await ruling

Israel court decision: Palestinians in Silwan await ruling

Israel court decision: Palestinians in Silwan await ruling

Middle East

Palestinian activist mounts challenge over Israel prison 'abuse'

Jafar Rafah was among those arrested during protest in Israel against the deadly crackdown on Gaza demonstrators.

Palestinian activist mounts challenge over Israel prison 'abuse'

Middle East

Israel launches largest attack in decades in Syria

International concerns are increasing as Israel escalates its military attacks against Iranian forces in

Israel launches largest attack in decades in Syria

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli forces fire on sixth Friday of Gaza demonstrations

The Great March of Return protests continued on Friday, the sixth straight Friday, and Israel continued to use snipers and tear gas on the demonstrators.

Israeli forces fire on sixth Friday of Gaza demonstrations

Middle East

Palestinian National Council meets for first time in 22 years

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas delivered the opening session speech, which was heavy on history, light on policy.

Palestinian National Council meets for first time in 22 years

Human Rights

Israeli troops beat Palestinian before his death

New footage has emerged of Israeli soldiers beating and kicking a Palestinian man in the hours before he died in custody.

Israeli troops beat Palestinian before his death