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 …