Screencap from video of Hakeem al-Araibi at Bangkok’s airport on November 28, 2018. Photo: AP

Bahraini refugee soccer player arrested in Thailand while trying to fly back to Australia

  • Hakeem al-Araibi is wanted in Bahrain for vandalism he says happened while he was playing in a televised football match
  • He has lived in Australia since 2015 and has permanent residency, but was stopped at Bangkok airport because of Interpol notice requested by Bahrain
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Screencap from video of Hakeem al-Araibi at Bangkok’s airport on November 28, 2018. Photo: AP
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