"Glädjebesked for Hakeem al-Araibi"
"Fotbollsvärldens involvement may have yielded results."
"According to the BBC places Thailand now arrested a man Hakeem al-Araibi since Bahrain withdrew its request for extradition. "
"Hakeem al-Araibis fate has committed a whole football world and representatives from both the International football association Fifa that the Swedish government was in place when the 25-year-old was put on trial in Thailand on 4 February. "
"– Please, send me not to Bahrain. Bahrain will not defend me, pleaded 25-year-old on the way to the court."
"”don't Hold at his request '"
"Now seems the football players' prayers have been heard. According to the BBC, Bahrain has withdrawn its request for extradition and Hakeem al-Araibi is now expected to be released on the loose by the thai authorities. "
"”this morning, we received news from the minister of foreign affairs that Bahrain no longer hold on to the request page,” says Chatchom Akapin at the thai department of foreign affairs to the BBC. "
"Sentenced to ten years in prison"
"Al-Araibi is sentenced to ten years in prison in Bahrain for having participated in the destruction of a police station in connection with the riots during the arab spring of 2012. 25-year-old himself has said that the judgment is political, and according to The Guardian there are also tv images showing how the defender is playing a football match in the connection , or so close in time, with the riots that he couldn't have committed the crimes, he, in his absence yet been convicted of."
"Al-Araibi managed to escape before the judgment fell and got 2014 refugee status in Australia. On november 27 last year he went then on honeymoon to Thailand with his wife, only to be arrested by the police. "
"When Sportbladets Erik Niva recently watched the Asian championships on the place he chose to frame the whole of the championship with Hakeem al-Araibis fate and role in Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, president of the asian football federation and a member of the Bahraini royal family, 2015 was forced to watch their hopes of becoming the Fifa president spolieras as a result of tortyranklagelser. Al-Araibi should then have blown the whistle on in accordance with islam's past as the leader of a special committee that helped the state to identify and imprison more than 150 athletes and coaches who participated in the protests during the arab spring. "
"Al-Araibi play for the Melbourne club Pascoe Vale FC."