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Refugee Bahraini footballer, freed from Thai jail, says 'I love Australia'

Reuters Tuesday, 12 February 2019
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 home Australia on Tuesday, television pictures showed, to cheers and the great relief of his wife.
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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 to cheers and the great relief of his wife. Twenty five year old Hakeem Al Araibi, who fled Bahrain...

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