'I was crying inside': Melbourne soccer player Hakeem al-Araibi on the bungle that landed him in a Thai jail The refugee soccer player's future looked bleak – until Australia and the international community rallied. Brisbane Times - Published 2 weeks ago Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age
New Australian Hakeem Al-Araibi says he just 'wants to focus on football' Just over a month after he was returned to Australia, footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi has returned to the field. SBS - Published on March 28, 2019
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Al-Araibi, players union slams Australia's support for Sheikh Salman MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's professional players union has slammed the country's support for the re-election of Asian Football Confederation President Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa in the.. SBS - Published on March 19, 2019
Foster slams "sickening" FFA for voting for Sheikh Salman Craig Foster has attacked Football Federation Australia for voting for the re-election of Bahrain's Sheikh Salman as AFC president so soon after the Hakeem al-Araibi case. Brisbane Times - Published on March 18, 2019 Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age Hakeem al-Araibi inspires Canberra soccer clubs to back refugees Canberra City will pose with banners bearing message of support for Hakeem al-Araibi and the FFA. Brisbane Times - Published on March 15, 2019 Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age
Refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi 'very grateful' to be an Australian citizen A month after the refugee footballer was freed from Bahrain's extradition charges, Hakeem Al-Araibi can now call Australia home. SBS - Published on March 12, 2019
Refugee footballer becomes Aussie citizen Refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi, who was detained in Thailand while on his honeymoon, has become an Australian citizen in a ceremony at Melbourne. SBS - Published on March 12, 2019
Hakeem Al-Araibi 'happy to be safe' after becoming Australian citizen "I'm an Aussie now," the footballer told reporters after the ceremony in Melbourne on Tuesday. Brisbane Times - Published on March 12, 2019 Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age Hakeem al-Araibi will become an Australian citizen next Tuesday The refugee Bahraini footballer who spent 76 days in a Thai jail will finally adopt Australia as his home in a ceremony next week. Brisbane Times - Published on March 7, 2019 Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age
Presidential candidate Romaithi says AFC lacks independence ABU DHABI (Reuters) - The Asian Football Confederation mishandled the Hakeem Al Araibi affair and needs to be more independent of national interests, says the Emirati hoping to replace Sheikh Salman.. SBS - Published on March 7, 2019
The family of a Bahraini activist will remain in jail after their sentences were upheld Weeks after Bahraini refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi was allowed to return to Australia, Human Rights Groups have once again condemned the country. SBS - Published on February 25, 2019
One unsent email: would this have saved Hakeem? Revelations about a forgotten email have raised fresh questions about why Hakeem al-Araibi ended up in a Thai jail. Brisbane Times - Published on February 22, 2019 Also reported by • The Age
Hakeem Al-Araibi says he was scared to be sharing a cell with 50 other men Hakeem Al-Araibi says he was 'scared' while locked up in a Thai jail. The footballer reveals he shared a cell with 50 other men and cried thinking about his wife, but his focus is now on his future. SBS - Published on February 22, 2019 Hakeem could get the chance to achieve A-League dream with Western Refugee soccer player Hakeem al-Airabi could get the chance to follow his A-League dream with new club. Brisbane Times - Published on February 22, 2019 Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age
Hakeem Al-Araibi says he was scared, stuck in a Thai jail in 50 cell mates Hakeem Al-Arabi says he scared while in a jail in Thailand. The footballer says he shared a cell with 50 other men and cried thinking about his wife, but it now focused on his future. SBS - Published on February 22, 2019 Hakeem Al-Araibi thanks teammates, coach for spearheading his fight for freedom Hakeem Al Araibi is happy to be home at Pascoe Vale, and keen to put his ordeal behind him, get fit and pursue his A-League dream Brisbane Times - Published on February 22, 2019
Football return delayed for refugee Hakeem Refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi is expected to sit on the sidelines for his team's first home game of the year. SBS - Published on February 21, 2019 Dear Scott and Bill, we've strayed from our values: a Socceroo's plea Football commentator Craig Foster, who helped save refugee Hakeem al-Araibi, has written a challenge to the PM and Labor leader: now save Australia's humanity. Brisbane Times - Published on February 21, 2019