UN urged to seek Australia-based Hakeem al-Araibi’s freedom from Thai jail | World news

Supporters of the Australia-based refugee Hakeem al-Araibi have petitioned the United Nations to seek the young footballer’s freedom from a Thai jail cell, where he awaits extradition to Bahrain over a conviction he says is politically motivated. Al-Araibi has been in detention for more than two weeks after he was …