• Sat, 23 Feb 2019 01:00
    Russia clarifies extradition ruling
    Re: “Russian accused of $28m fraud to be sent to US at FBI request”, Around Thailand, February 21
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  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    FM’s talks with Bahraini royal helps win footballer his freedom
    Bahrain’s shock decision to drop its extradition request against Australia-based former Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi seemed to have come after behind-the-scenes negotiations, including a visit by the Thai foreign minister to Bahrain.
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  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
    Al-Araibi walks free as Bahrain withdraws extradition request
    BAHRAINI fugitive footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, who was facing an extradition trial in Bangkok since his detention in November last year, yesterday walked free after his country decided to withdraw its extradition request.
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  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:17
    Urgent : Fugitive Bahraini footballer to walk free after Bahrain drops extradition request
    Bahrain has dropped its request for Thailand to extradite footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, which will finally bring an end to all proceedings and ensure his release soon.
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  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 04:00
    Bahraini to make another bid for bail next week
    BAHRAINI FOOTBALLER Hakeem al-Araibi will file another bail request while he awaits this extradition trial, his lawyer said yesterday.
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  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 15:19
    Hakeem was legally shackled, says Corrections 
    Corrections Department is permitted by law to place leg irons on former Bahraini footballer turned Australian refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi, who was arrested and is being detained in a Thai prison pending an extradition trial, said department chief Narat Sawettanun on Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:00
    ‘Don’t send me to Bahrain’: refugee footballer pleads
    A DETAINED footballer fighting an extradition request pleaded for his freedom yesterday, saying “please don’t send me to Bahrain” as he arrived in shackles at a Bangkok court, which extended his detention by another two months.
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  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 18:27
    Canberra reiterates call for al-Araibi to be returned  to Australia
    Australia on Monday repeated its call that ex-Bahraini national footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, who faces a lengthy extradition process in Thailand, be returned to Australia as soon as possible on the grounds that he is a refugee and a permanent resident of that country.
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  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 13:15
     'Don't send me to Bahrain': refugee footballer pleads in Bangkok
    Bangkok - A refugee footballer fighting an extradition request pleaded for his freedom Monday, saying "please don't send me to Bahrain" as he arrived in shackles at a Bangkok court, which extended his detention by another two months.
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  • Sat, 02 Feb 2019 01:00
    Court agrees to consider Bahraini footballer’s extradition
    The Criminal Court agreed on Friday to consider the public prosecutors’ request to extradite former Bahrain national footballer Hakeem al-Araibi to his home country.
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  • Sat, 26 Jan 2019 15:15
    'Great for Canada' if US drops extradition request for Huawei CFO
    Ottawa's ambassador to China told a Canadian newspaper Friday that it would be "great for Canada" if the US dropped its extradition request for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou.
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  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:58
    Shame on Canada for being US yes-man
    It was reported on Tuesday that the United States will proceed with the formal extradition from Canada of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief financial officer.
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  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00
    HRW slams govt for extraditing labour activist
    THAILAND HAS totally ignored concerns raised by UN agencies and human-rights groups, Human Rights Watch (HRW)’s senior researcher Sunai Phasuk said yesterday, after the government deported a Cambodian asylum seeker, even though he is likely to face persecution and possible mistreatment.
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  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
    Ex-Bahrain footballer may face lengthy court battle as detention extended
    THE FUTURE of an ex-Bahrain national footballer, who has been granted Australian refugee status, was left hanging in the balance after a Thai court yesterday ruled in favour of detaining him for another 60 days pending an official extradition request from his native country.
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  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
    One million Uighurs detained on no charge...
    I nearly choked on my coffee this morning when I read the news that China’s vice foreign minister called Canada’s detention of Huawei’s chief financial officer “extremely egregious” and demanded that the US “immediately correct its wrong actions” in asking for her extradition.
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