Melbourne, Australia – Friends, family and campaigners are celebrating a return back from Hakeem al-Araibi home to the Australian city of Melbourne after the freelance of the refugee footballer from Thailand November missing missing extradition from Bahrain.  After his flight touched at Melbourne Airport on Tuesday afternoon, hundreds of al-Araibi supporters met, including members of their football club, Pascoe Vale and the Bahrain community in Australia.
Speak some "You will not walk one" as they stayed.
"I would like to thank Australia. It's great to see all the people of Australia, the media that have supported me," said the 25-year-old reporters at the airport.
"I will be stronger for this country," he said. "Australia is my country."
His return shows the result of an international campaign by significant footballers, human rights groups and the Australian government to stop his extradition to Bahrain, where he was afraid to be tortured.
"everyone in question can not thank because this campaign was not about one or two or a half, it was because of hundreds of thousands of people and conscious organizations around the world who decided that There would be serious pity and happiness, "Craig Foster, who was football from Australia and now has the #SaveHakeem campaign face, in a statement.
"We fought for one soul as Hakeem was represented on everyone who is suffering her in truth and confusion, we hope to build a better world"
|Sydney FC fans show their support for Hakeem al-Araibi during a contest in January [Mark Nolan/Getty Images]|
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Yassin, a close friend of Saudi Arabia in the Bahrain-speaking community He said he was delighted that the footballer, who thinks he was "an older brother, was released .
"We're sorry," he said to Al Jazeera. "This is the best news I've heard so far."
Yassin remembered a conversation with both of them and his friend and who was at risk of years behind bars.
"It was quite happy [in the sense] that it reflected the world's cruel reality of this government," said Yassin, citing Hakeem: " Anything that will start change. "
Al-Araibi, who fled from Bahrain in 2014 and was recognized as a refugee in Australia, the Thai authorities in November when he arrived in the country since his honeymoon, at the request of the Gulf state. He was guilty of vandalism when he was absent and gave a 10-year prison term despite being playing a football game at the time of alleged crime.
"I'm very happy happy. they are all unhealthy, "Fatima Yazbek, a spokesman for the Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights in Australia." It is incredible to see that Hakeem has been released and free after all the struggle. "
Thanks to Yazbek for those who were involved in the campaign to liberate the footballer, including the Foreign Minister in Australia, Marise Payne. "She worked hard with her," she said.
Scott Morrison took , Australian Prime Minister, with Twitter "all Australians have been happy for their support."
"We are grateful to the Thai government and thank them in a way they have taken us to allow Hakeem to return to the Australia. We have been gratifying our positive relationship with Bahrain to resolve this, "he wrote, computing similar statements by other state officials.
|Hakeem al-Araibi on the field for Pascoe Okay, a half-professional team in the largest city in Australia. [Mark Avellino Photography/Al Jazeera]|
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Liberty is liberated by Hakeem's freedom, Bahrain argued that he made his own court decision in the case of an al-Arabian.  "The verdict is guilty of Mr Al Araibi still in force," Foreign Baron Ministry said in a statement. "The Kingdom of Bahrain reiterates the right to pursue all necessary legal acts."
Al-Araibi was a member of the national football team of Bahrain but was imprisoned in November 2012 when he says he was tortured. After he fled to Australia, Al-Araibi was sent out for a trial and was convicted of st attack a police station where Amnesty reported unfairly. His brother is currently imprisoned after he is found guilty of the same charge.
"This was the unsolicited extradition request and the Bahrain authorities who wanted to punish Hakeem for their political peace comments," Minar Pimple, senior Amnesty International's director of global operations, in a statement . "It has spent more than two months after crops in Thailand when it should not be kept for the second."
FIFA, a football control company, said it was "very happy" with the decision to let homebugs return home, and to the "relevant public authorities to do the right thing and end put to Hakeem for the purpose ".
Australian football said he was preparing to welcome the home of Al-Araibi.
Pascoe Vale FC already enrolled al- Arabs play in the 2019 season and his friends are planning to celebrate his return. "I can not wait to send it to the Thirteen Apostles," said Yassin, referring to one of Australia's most famous natural materials.