Human rights in Bahrain: buried behind bars
The Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights invites you to a public forum on the pressing issue of human rights in Bahrain, and how athletes have been targets of repression.
This event features Australian footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi, who was imprisoned in Thailand while Bahrain sought his extradition. Panellists include Fatima Yazbeh (GIDHR), Elaine Pearson (Human Rights Watch), Tim O'Connor (Amnesty International), Craig Foster (Australian football commentator), Bonita Mersiades (Australian football journalist), John Didulica (CEO of Professional Footballers' Association), and Rabieh Krayen (Chair of Assoc of Australian Football Clubs). The forum will be MC'd by well-known Fox Football commentator, Simon Hill.