Bahrain Court Upholds Jail Sentence against Relatives of Prominent Activist
The top court in Western-allied Bahrain upheld three-year jail terms against three relatives of a prominent political activist, a rights group said on Monday, in a case the U.N. describes as an unlawful act of reprisal over family connections.
Moroccan Prisoner Dies in Jaw Prison, His Mother Says He was Torture for Whole Night by Prison Officials
The Moroccan Center for Human Rights announced the death of a Moroccan prisoner in the Jaw Central Prison in Bahrain in mysterious circumstances after being mistreated.
Hakeem Al-Araibi Thanks Pascoe Vale Team on Its Campaign, Recounts his Experience Details
An Australian newspaper said that the Bahraini refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi has heaped praise on his coach and teammates for orchestrating the publicity campaign that led to his release from a Thai prison this month after 11 weeks behind bars.
Bahraini Authorities Prevent Detainee Hajar Mansour from Treatment
The British Morning Star newspaper said that British-backed jail in Bahrain is denying medical treatment to a frail political prisoner, including diagnosis for a lump on her breast, London relatives have told the Morning Star.
HRW: Global Sports Groups New Human Rights Ally in Bahrain?
For the last eight years, the Bahraini authorities have carried out an unrelenting campaign of repression against demonstrators, opposition leaders, peaceful critics, and human rights defenders, said Aya Majzoub in a report on the eighth anniversary of the Bahraini Uprising.
Photos: Hakeem Al-Araibi Meets Australian Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and Number of MPs
The Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison told refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi his Australian citizenship isn't "too far away".
Sadiq Al-Shaabani Released after 5 Years in Jail over “Bahrain Tamarod” Case
The security authorities released on Thursday (Febraury 14, 2019) detainee Sadiq Al-Shaabani after spending 5 years in jail over what is known as "Bahrain Tamarod" case.
Miscommunication in Australian Interior Ministry Caused Al-Araibi’s Arrest
The Australian New Daily newspaper confirmed that the arrest in Thailand of refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi was the direct result of a "miscommunication" between two agencies in Peter Dutton's portfolio.
Hakeem Al-Araibi, Barefoot Footballer who Reminded the World of Bahrain’s Notorious Prison
The case of the Bahraini refugee football player who resides in Australia, Hakeem Al-Araibi, has inflicted an overwhelming diplomatic, political and human rights defeat on the Bahraini regime; a defeat clearly witnessed by the local and international public opinion. The regime has not been exposed to such an obvious defeat for a quite some time.
Thai Public Prosecutor Drops Hakeem Al-Araibi’s Extradition Case
Thai Public Prosecutor issued on Monday a decision dropping extradition case against Hakeem Al-Araibi who has been in detention since over 70 days.
Australians who Helped Rescue Thai Cave Boys Appeal for Bahraini Soccer Refugee
Two Australian divers who helped save 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave have written to the Thai prime minister to ask for the release of a Bahraini footballer with refugee status in Australia, media reported on Saturday.
Thai Rights Groups Send Open Letter to Government to Release Al-Araibi
A coalition of Thai human rights and civil liberties groups, academics and leading legal figures have called on the government to release refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi.
Football Federation Australia Cancels Training Camp for Youth Team in Thailand in Protest against Al-Araibi’s Detention
Protesting against the ongoing detention of football player Hakeem Al-Araibi, the Football Federation Australia has cancelled a proposed trip to Thailand as the under 23 men's national team prepares for its AFC U23 Championship qualifiers in March.
2018: Bahrain Chases Australian Refugee Ex-Bahrain Footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi to Thailand
The former Bahrain football player Hakeem Al-Araibi is still being held in a Thai prison, pending a final court decision on his extradition to Manama, although he had entered Thailand as a refugee in Australia.
FIFA Asks Thai Government to Discuss Al-Araibi’s Case, Urges it to Return him to Australia, Foster Welcomes Step
FIFA sent on Wednesday (January 23, 2019) a letter to Prayut Chan-o-cha, the prime minister of Thailand, urging him to immediately release the Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi, and demanding discussing Al-Araibi's case with representative from the Thai government.
2018: From Mohammad Sayyah in the 90s to Abbas Kadhem, Bahrain Uses “Cancer” as Weapon to Kill Political Prisoners
The case of the martyr Mohammad Sayyah (1998) should have been an example for the security authorities in Bahrain, warning of the consequences of their brutal treatment of political prisoners, from torture during interrogations, abuse in prison, to denial of treatment, even if they suffer from cancer.
Greens and ACTU Call for Inquiry into Australian Federal Police’s role in Al-Araibi’s Arrest
Greens and the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) say parliament should investigate Australian Federal Police's role in the detention of Bahraini refugee in Thailand, The Guardian newspaper reported.
Australian Football Player Craig Foster Continues his Meetings in Thailand in Support of Al-Araibi, Criticizes FIFA’s Statement
Australian football player and analyst Craig Foster continues his tour in Thailand in support of Hakeem Al-Araibi's case.
Australian Football Player Craig Foster Visits Hakeem Al-Araibi in His Prison in Thailand, Calls Football Community and FIFA to Support Al-Araibi’s Case
The Australian SBS website stated that former Socceroo and SBS's chief football analyst Craig Foster visited Hakeem Al-Araibi in Bangkok Remand Prison earlier today.
UN Special Rapporteur Michel Forst Expresses Growing Concerns over Haji and Fateel’s Situation
UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights defenders Michel Forst expressed via his Twitter account his growing concerns over Haji and Fateel.