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

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

Middle East

New Israeli bill seen as move for annexation of Palestinian land

Observers are saying a number of recent developments indicate that Israel is attempting to extend its jurisdiction over more occupied Palestinian land.

New Israeli bill seen as move for annexation of Palestinian land

Palestine

Christianity's holiest site closed in protest

Leaders of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre - believed to be the crucifixion and resurrection site of Jesus Christ - are angry at proposed tax plans for church-owned properties.

Christianity's holiest site closed in protest

UNRWA

UN: Food aid to Palestinian refugees likely to run out in June

UNRWA is missing millions of dollars from its budget after the US cut funding to the agency. Now, it cannot guarantee food distribution for the rest of the year.

UN: Food aid to Palestinian refugees likely to run out in June

Middle East

First female-led TV station launched in Gaza

The new Taif TV is focused on content for women, from issues of empowerment to lighter matters.

First female-led TV station launched in Gaza

Middle East

Funerals held for Palestinian teenagers killed by Israel

Their deaths have added to the tension on the Gaza-Israeli border, following an explosion that injured four Israeli soldiers on Saturday. Israel blames Hamas for the attack and has carried out a series of ground and air attacks on 18 Hamas targets.

Funerals held for Palestinian teenagers killed by Israel