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Rohingya footballers plead for release of fellow refugee Hakeem al-Araibi – and lament the ‘hypocrisy’ of their plight

S.China Morning Post Wednesday, 16 January 2019
A group of football-loving Rohingya refugees have called on relevant authorities to free Hakeem al-Araibi – a Bahraini refugee who plays football – while at the same time slamming the “hypocrisy” that sees their people displaced and stateless. Highlighting the case of Saudi Arabian Rahaf al-Qunun, who was granted asylum in Canada after she fled to Bangkok in fear of her life, Arakan Times Rohingya Football Club director Mohammed Faruk said he hoped the world can unite to...
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