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Bahraini footballer Hakeem freed after Bahrain withdraws extradition request

Jailed Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi was freed from detention this evening and was expected to fly out of Bangkok to Australia after the Criminal Court endorsed the public prosecutor’s request to withdraw the extradition case against him. The public prosecutor in charge of the case, Ms. Setha Thienpilakul, appeared before the court this morning with […]Read More


Bahraini footballer given two months to fight extradition case

Thailand’s Criminal Court today agreed to extend the detention period of jailed Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Arabi until April 22nd to allow his legal team more time to fight his extradition to Bahrain. Hakeem al-Arabi’s lawyers asked the court for 60 days to prepare the case. They have until April 5th to file a written objection […]Read More


Al-Araibi detention ‘in line with protocol’

The Immigration Bureau’s (IB) detention of Hakeem AlAraibi, a refugee footballer from Bahrain who lives in Australia, conforms to international law on human rights, says IB commissioner Surachate Hakparn. Pol Lt Gen Surachate made the remark at his meeting on Monday with acting Australian ambassador to Thailand, Paul Stephens, according to the commissioner. Full story: […]Read More