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 …

No extradition request for Melbourne-based refugee Hakeem AlAraibi, Thai court says

No extradition request for Melbourne-based refugee Hakeem AlAraibi, Thai court says

By South-East Asia correspondent Liam Cochrane and Supattra Vimonsuknopparat Posted December 12, 2018 06:12:16 Photo: Mr AlAraibi did not want to hide his handcuffs but wanted to show he was being detained. (AP: Gemunu Amarasinghe) A lawyer for a Melbourne-based refugee detained in Thailand says his home country of Bahrain …

Australian Government calls for Thailand to release Bahraini refugee Hakeem Ali AlAraibi

Australian Government calls for Thailand to release Bahraini refugee Hakeem Ali AlAraibi

Posted December 09, 2018 16:52:51 The Australian Government is calling for the immediate release of a Melbourne-based refugee from Thai detention, amid fears he could be tortured if an extradition request made by Bahrain is carried out. Key points: Hakeem Ali AlAraibi was detained in Thailand after an Interpol alert …