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.
Amnesty: Thailand “Shirking Responsibility” by detaining Al-Araibi, Should Send Him Back to Australia
Responding to the Thai government's statement asking Bahrain and Australia to find a "mutually agreeable solution" in the case of Hakeem Al-Araibi, Dr. Graham Thom, Refugee Coordinator for Amnesty International Australia, said: "The Thai Government are clearly taking steps to negate their part in Hakeem's detention and pass the buck for their culpability."
Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs Urges Australia and Bahrain to Hold Talks over Al-Araibi’s Case
The Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a press statement yesterday in which it said that Thailand had previously not been aware of Hakeem's case and does not have any prejudice against him.
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.