Bahraini soccer player Hakeem AlAraibi’s detention reveals the politics powering sport

Bahraini soccer player Hakeem AlAraibi’s detention reveals the politics powering sport

Posted January 12, 2019 06:00:12 Observers have been wondering what the difference is between young Saudi woman Rahaf al Qunun this week granted refugee status in Thailand, and Bahraini footballer Hakeem AlAraibi who already has refugee status but remains locked in a Bangkok cell. The answer is relatively simple. One …

Australian Government calls for Thailand to release Bahraini refugee Hakeem Ali AlAraibi

Australian Government calls for Thailand to release Bahraini refugee Hakeem Ali AlAraibi

Posted December 09, 2018 16:52:51 The Australian Government is calling for the immediate release of a Melbourne-based refugee from Thai detention, amid fears he could be tortured if an extradition request made by Bahrain is carried out. Key points: Hakeem Ali AlAraibi was detained in Thailand after an Interpol alert …

Australian Bahraini dissident told he will face extradition hearing in Thailand | World news

The Bahraini dissident refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi has been told he will appear in a Thai court on Friday morning for a hearing to decide on Bahrain’s extradition request. Al-Araibi fled Bahrain in 2014 after he was arrested and tortured, and is now a permanent resident of Australia after being granted …