Middle East Eye: Serbia Ignored ECHR Ruling by Extraditing Ahmed Jaafar to Bahrain
Serbia extradited Bahraini political dissident Ahmed Jaafar Mohamed Ali after Serbian officials responded to an Interpol red notice request from the kingdom, despite a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) specifically forbidding this.
2019 Roundup: Ali Al-Shuwaikh Extradition Case Finds Echo in The Netherlands
The case of asylum seeker Ali Al-Shuwaikh (27 years old), whom the Netherlands deported to Bahrain at the end of 2018, found an echo in 2019. The Bahraini intelligence arrested Al-Shuwaikh as soon as he arrived at the airport.
Qatar Identifies 5 Categories Entitled to Political Asylum in Unprecedented Decision in Gulf
The Qatari Cabinet issued a decision identifying the categories that have the right to apply for political asylum, and revealed the advantages enjoyed by the political asylum seeker.
Hakeem Al-Araibi Denounces Australian Support to Salman Al Khalifa in his Candidacy for AFC Presidency
Football player Hakeem Al-Araibi condemned Australia's support for the re-election of Asian Football Confederation president Sheikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa.
Craig Foster: Australia’s Support for Re-election of AFC President Salman bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa “Sickening”
Former Socceroo Craig Foster has described as "sickening" the support of Australia for the re-election of Asian Football Confederation President Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa.
Hakeem Al-Araibi Gets Australian Citizenship
The Australian authorities granted, on Monday (March 11, 2019), citizenship to the Bahraini refugee football player Hakeem Al-Araibi.
Hakeem Al-Araibi Receives Australian Citizenship, Stresses: "No Country Can Follow Me Now"
The Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi was granted the Australian citizenship on Tuesday.
Refugee Footballer Becomes Australian Citizen after Thai Ordeal
A refugee footballer who was detained in Thailand and threatened with extradition to Bahrain said he feels sure "no one can follow me now," after becoming an Australian citizen on Tuesday.
Bahrain Refugee Footballer to Become Aussie Citizen
A refugee footballer who spent over two months in Bangkok detention under threat of extradition to his native Bahrain will soon become an Australian citizen, he told local media Thursday.
Dutch Media Outlets Follow Verdict against Bahraini Refugee Deported to Bahrain
Dutch media outlets followed the case of the Bahraini citizen who had sought asylum in the Netherlands, Ali Al-Shuwaikh, and who was sentenced to life in jail.
Manama Insults Dutch Diplomacy, Story of Refugee Ali Al-Shuwaikh
On October 20, 2018, a plane coming from the Netherlands landed in Bahrain. Dutch security men handed a Bahraini man named Ali Al-Shuwaikh on to the Bahrain state security apparatus, who were eagerly waiting for him.
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.
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".
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.
Australian Government Welcomes Hakeem Al-Araibi’s Release in Press Conference
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne held a joint press conference in which they welcomed the release of footballer and refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi.
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.
Refugee Bahraini Footballer Leaves Thai jail after Extradition Bid Dropped- Reuters
A Bahraini footballer with refugee status in Australia, Hakeem Al Araibi, left a Thai jail on Monday after authorities dropped a controversial extradition case against him.
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.
Al-Araibi Trains inside Prison to Play with Pascoe Vale
Football analyst Craig Foster said that the Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi is determined to return to the pitch once his nightmare comes to an end in Thailand.