Humphrey Hawksley has reported on key trends, events and conflicts from all over the world.
Humphrey Hawksley's work as a BBC foreign correspondent has taken him to crises on every continent. He was expelled from Sri Lanka, opened the BBC’s television bureau in China, arrested in Serbia and initiated a global campaign against enslaved children in the chocolate industry. The campaign continues today.
Praise for Asian Waters
A solid overview…informative and thought-provoking
Impressive…sure to inspire and engage
Foreign Minister, Taiwan, 2012-2016
Praise for Man on Ice
Knuckle-whitening suspense…surprising twists
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Pity China and how swiftly the glittering beacon of its world vision has dimmed! Barely a year ago, the Beijing bankrolled Belt and Road Initiative to modernise the world with new infrastructure was capturing a global imagination. Every country, however weak and corrupt, could dream of its own … Read More
A quarter of a century ago, an 18-year-old American student living in Singapore was sentenced to six strokes of the cane for writing graffiti on cars and stealing road signs. The United States protested the sentence's severity, arguing Michael Fay’s punishment was too harsh for a teenage prank with … Read More