Detention of Melbourne-based refugee in Thailand 'a major screw up' says rights defender
Posted on Thursday January 10, 2019
Phil Robertson, deputy director of Human Rights Watch Asia, tells The World the events leading to the detention of Melbourne-based refugee Hakeem AlAraibi in Thailand was "a major screw-up" and those responsible should be "removed from their position".
Shahad stole her family's passports while they slept and fled for her life
Posted on Monday February 04, 2019
Shahad's father beat her constantly but when she complained to her mother, he beat them both. She says her only option was to risk her life and escape Saudi Arabia.
Why is Hakeem still in jail? It shows the twin forces behind sport — money and politics
Posted on Saturday January 12, 2019
There's a crucial difference between the young Saudi woman granted refugee status in Thailand this week and the Melbourne footballer locked in a Bangkok prison. The latter is a pawn in the multi-billion dollar sports industry's power-play, writes Tracey Holmes.