As He Arrives Courtroom, Al-Araibi Asks Not to Send him Back to Bahrain

2019-02-04 - 10:08 م

Bahrain Mirror: Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi demanded on Monday (January 4, 2019) not to send him back to Bahrain, expressing his fears that the Bahraini authorities would kill him.

Al-Araibi arrived to the courtroom today morning cuffed and held by two of the Thai police forces. He told the media outlets "I ask Australia not to allow sending me back to Bahrain. They want to kill me."

For his part the Former Australia captain Craig Foster who was posting live the moment Al-Araibi arrived the court via his Twitter account said "Australia, the Australians and football community stand by you. Stay strong". 

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