Bahraini refugee in the spotlight during Pascoe Vale’s first home game of the season despite not getting any playing time
It hardly mattered that Hakeem al-Araibi didn’t make it on to the pitch for his homecoming match.
The Bahraini refugee, whose recent imprisonment in Thailand shone an uncomfortable spotlight on the intersection between human rights, diplomacy and sport, was always going to be the focus of Pascoe Vale’s first home game of the season.
Source: Football News
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