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Refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi arrives in Australia after Bahrain extradition case dropped

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Feb 11, 2019 10:50 PM 2+ mon ago

Refugee soccer player arrives in Australia

(CNN)Refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi has landed in Australia, after spending two months in a Thai jail fighting extradition to his birth nation of Bahrain.

On Tuesday morning local time, the 25-year-old arrived at Melbourne Airport, where he thanked the Australian government, his supporters and campaigners who had worked to secure his release.

"It's amazing to see all of the people here and all of the Australian people and all of the media who supported me," he said. "This is my country. I didn't (get) citizenship yet, but my country is Australia. I will die in Australia and I love Australia."

Al-Araibi was met at the airport by former Australian national football team captain Craig Foster, who had spearheaded an international campaign for his release.

"This is a win for humanity, for the power of citizens of the world demanding ...

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