Infantino defends FIFA from criticism over Bahraini footballer
FIFA president Gianni Infantino defended world soccer's governing body over its perceived lack of action in the case of refugee Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al Araibi, saying it had been working behind..
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Refugee Footballer Released From Thai Jail: 'I love Australia'
Reuters reports A refugee Bahraini footballer who was held in a Thai prison for more than two months at the Gulf state’s request arrived in his adoptive hometown of Melbourne on Tuesday. He arrived..
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Australia welcomes refugee Bahraini footballer
Hakeem Al Araibi, a Bahraini footballer who was held in a Thai prison for more than two months at the Gulf state’s request arrived in his adoptive home Australia on Tuesday.
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'This makes me proud to be Australian'
Former Australia captain Craig Foster says he is proud to be Australian after public pressure in the country helped secure the return of detained refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi.
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Warm welcome for freed Bahraini soccer player
A refugee Bahraini footballer, who was held in a Thai prison for more than two months at the Gulf state's request, arrived back in his adoptive hometown of Melbourne on Tuesday. Michelle Hennessy..
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Freed Bahraini footballer lands in Australia
Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al Araibi arrives in the Australian city of Melbourne after being freed from a Thai prison where he has spent the last two months. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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Hakeem al-Araibi's wife thanks Australia Thailand has released refugee footballer Hakeen al-Araibi after two months of intense lobbying, with Bahrain unexpectedly dropping its extradition case. SBS 4 days ago Also reported by • Deutsche Welle • BBC News • Firstpost • France 24 • The Age • talkSPORT
Questions raised over Thailand and Bahrain's 'close ties' as Hakeem Al-Araibi's detention continues While the refugee footballer continues to fight for his release, SBS News can reveal a long history of close economic and political ties between two of the... SBS 1 week ago Also reported by • France 24
Refugee footballer to be freed after Bahrain drops extradition Thailand will free refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi after Bahrain dropped its extradition request, a prosecution source said on Monday. Bangkok Post 5 days ago Also reported by • The Age • talkSPORT Thailand blames Aust for al-Araibi plight Thailand says it would never have become involved in the case of refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi if it didn't receive an alert from Australian authorities. SBS 1 week ago