Hakeem al-Araibi, a former Bahrain national team footballer with refugee status in Australia, is escorted by immigration police to a court in Bangkok on December 11th, 2018. Photograph: Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP

Dissident Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, an Australian resident, remains in a Bangkok prison after being arrested on a Bahraini warrant last No(...)

Anti-government protesters hold posters of Shia cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim during an anti-government protest organised by  Al Wefaq in   2013. Photograph: Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters

Bahrain has stripped the spiritual leader of the kingdom’s Shia Muslim majority of his citizenship, state news agency BNA reported on Monday, and ther(...)