• Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00
    UNHCR helps more Myanmar refugees return home
    THIS WEEK more than 500 refugees are expected to return home as part of a voluntary repatriation process led jointly by the Thai and Myanmar governments.
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:00
    China’s Uighurs still caught in jaws of Thai Immigration 
    Thailand is a key transit point for foreign refugees, but their treatment here depends on who’s chasing them
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    How many al-Araibis will it take to change Thai policy?
    Another botched case has turned unwanted global spotlight on Thailand’s treatment of political refugees
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:32
    Refugee soccer player back in Australia after Thailand frees him
    A Bahraini refugee soccer player arrived back in Australia on Tuesday, over two months after he was detained in Thailand at Bahrain's request through Interpol.
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Free al-Araibi or face tourist boycott
    Re:  “‘Don’t send me to Bahrain,’ refugee footballer pleads”, Front page, February 5.
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  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Shameful behaviour by Thai authorities is being seen around the world
    Is the junta in Bangkok aware of the extremely bad publicity it has generated for Thailand internationally with its apparently masochistic detainment – notably with medieval shackling, seen around the world thanks to global TV coverage – of an Australian refugee, a soccer player of Middle East origin, who did nothing wrong but come on holiday to Thailand?
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  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:00
    Thailand scores own-goal over refugee footballer
    Primitive treatment of al-Araibi highlights serious decline in Kingdom’s refugee policy
  • 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.
  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:00
    A first step to protect children on the move in Thailand
    January 21 was a memorable day for human rights in Thailand. Dozens of ambassadors as well as UN bodies witnessed the government sign an agreement to end the detention of migrant and refugee children. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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  • Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
    Australian PM wants refugee footballer back 
    The Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, yesterday took the almost unprecedented step of stepping up the pressure (no pun intended) in a personal plea to Thai PM Prayut over the case of Hakeem al-Araibi, who has been held under the most questionable circumstances in a Thai prison since he and his wife arrived here on a tourist visa for their honeymoon in November last year.
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  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 21:00
    Thailand mulls solution in case of detained Bahraini footballer
    THAILAND IS exploring solutions for the case involving a foreign footballer who faces the risk of being deported to Bahrain despite his refugee status.
  • Sun, 27 Jan 2019 05:30
    IOC joins calls for Thailand to release refugee footballer
    The International Olympic Committee on Saturday joined in the chorus of support for a footballer with refugee status who has been detained in Thailand for nearly two months over his alleged role in Bahrain's Arab Spring protests.
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