• The Latest: Bahrain says it could still pursue refugee

    2 monthes ago - By National Post

    BANGKOK - The Latest on the release of Bahraini soccer player with refugee status in Australia who was released from Thai detention after extradition request was withdrawn :
    5:55 p.m.
    Bahrain says that it “reaffirms its right to pursue all necessary legal actions against” a soccer player who has been granted refugee status in Australia.
    The statement from Bahrain's Foreign Ministry comes after Thai prosecutors on Monday dropped a case against Hakeem al-Araibi, who then left jail and was on his way to the airport to return to Australia.
    Bahrain's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that...
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  • The Latest: Australia welcomes release of soccer player

    2 monthes ago - By ABC News

    Australia's prime minister has thanked Thailand for its decision to no longer seek the extradition to Bahrain of a refugee soccer player who lives in Melbourne
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  • Thailand to Release Soccer Player Facing Extradition to Bahrain

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Hakeem al-Araibi, who has refugee status in Australia, said he faced torture if sent back to his native country.
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  • Thai court orders release of Bahrain refugee soccer player

    Thai court orders release of Bahrain refugee soccer player

    2 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    BANGKOK - A Thai court ordered the release of a refugee soccer player on Monday after prosecutors said they were no longer seeking his extradition to Bahrain in a case that had drawn worldwide attention. Court spokesman Suriyan Hongvilai said that Hakeem al-Araibi was being processed for release. Thailand had come under great pressure...
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  • Thailand to free refugee Bahraini footballer Hakeem al Araibi

    2 monthes ago - By Al Jazeera

    Thai court orders release after Bahrain drops extradition request, says prosecutor working on the case.
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  • A Thai Court Has Ordered the Release of a Bahraini Refugee Soccer Player

    2 monthes ago - By Time

    A Thai court ordered the release of a refugee soccer player on Monday after prosecutors said they were no longer seeking his extradition to Bahrain in a case that had drawn worldwide attention.
    Court spokesman Suriyan Hongvilai said that Hakeem al-Araibi, who lives and plays professional soccer in Australia, was being processed for release.
    Prosecutors on Monday submitted to court a request to withdraw the case to extradite al-Araibi to Bahrain, where he faces a 10-year prison sentence for an arson attack that damaged a police station. He has denied those charges and says the case is...
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  • Thai prosecutors say they are no longer seeking to extradite refugee soccer player to Bahrain

    2 monthes ago - By ABC News


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  • Spokesman says Thai court has ordered release of a refugee Bahraini soccer player seeking return to Australia

    2 monthes ago - By ABC News


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  • Thai court orders release of Bahrain refugee soccer player

    2 monthes ago - By ABC News

    A Thai court has ordered the release of a refugee soccer player after prosecutors said they were no longer seeking his extradition to Bahrain
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