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Thai Prosecutors Request to Extradite Refugee Soccer Player to Bahrain

6 monthes ago   |   By Time

Thai prosecutors have submitted a request in court for Thailand to extradite to Bahrain a detained soccer player who has refugee status in Australia.
The lawyer for Hakeem al-Araibi said she will file an appeal to the prosecutors' request made in court in Bangkok on Friday.
Lawyer Nadthasiri Bergman said another court date is set for Monday when al-Araibi will be asked if he is willing to be extradited. Al-Araibi says he fled political repression there.
He had been living in Melbourne, Australia, and played for a semi-professional team. He was detained in Bangkok in November and a court...
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