Al-Araibi, a Bahraini refugee who has lived in Australia for five years, was released from a Thai prison on Monday after 76 days of incarceration. Privileged sport officials willing to sacrifice Hakeem al-Araibi's life should be expunged | Craig Foster Read more“I want to thank this man who fight so much for my case,” Al-Araibi said of Foster. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Supporters of Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi await his arrival at Melbourne airport from Thailand. In a statement provided to Guardian Australia, Al-Araibi’s family said they were “heartened” to see pictures of his release, but urged the world not to turn away from those still unjustly detained in Bahrain. Hakeem al-Araibi on flight to Australia after release in Thailand Read more“We are heartened seeing our released son Hakeem Al-Araibi’s picture; embracing freedom after more than two months,” his mother and siblings said.
Source: The Guardian February 12, 2019 00:51 UTC