Released Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi (left) boards a plane with Evan Jones of the Asia Pacific Refugees Rights Network at Bangkok's International Airport early on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

‘He is free’: refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi heads home to Australia after Bahrain drops extradition bid and Thailand releases him

  • Hakeem al-Araibi, who fled Bahrain in 2014 and received refugee status in Australia, was arrested in November on his honeymoon in Thailand
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Released Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi (left) boards a plane with Evan Jones of the Asia Pacific Refugees Rights Network at Bangkok's International Airport early on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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