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Refugee Bahraini footballer leaves Thai jail after extradition bid dropped

Reuters Monday, 11 February 2019
A Bahraini footballer with refugee status in Australia, Hakeem Al Araibi, left a Thai jail on Monday after authorities dropped a controversial extradition case against him.
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A convoy of immigration vehicles, believed to be carrying Hakeem Al Araibi, leaves the Bangkok remand prison shortly after state prosecutors announced Bahrain had dropped its request to extradite the soccer player.

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