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

Palestinians in historic town face Israeli gentrification threat

Palestinians say the neglect of the 'jewel in the crown' of an ancient port is a symbol of how they are being squeezed out as rich Israelis and tourists move in.

Palestinians in historic town face Israeli gentrification threat

Palestine

Palestinians in Gaza face mounting mental health crisis

Suffering in silence - suicidal tendencies and depression are among the less obvious scars for Palestinians trying to fight against Israeli occupation.

Palestinians in Gaza face mounting mental health crisis

Middle East

Withdrawal of funding for Palestinian refugees key in UN talks

Palestinian, Israeli leaders will be taking the centre stage at the UN General Assembly, as Washington's role as a mediator in the peace process is in doubt.

Withdrawal of funding for Palestinian refugees key in UN talks

Middle East

Show jumping in Gaza: Riding brings hope

Competition, discipline and a love of animals is giving some young Palestinians cause to hope

Show jumping in Gaza: Riding brings hope

Middle East

Consequences after US cuts funding for Palestinian refugees

Nations worry UNRWA shutdown could have dire effect on millions who rely on it for basic healthcare, education and food supplies.

Consequences after US cuts funding for Palestinian refugees

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'