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Thailand considers dropping Bahraini footballer extradition: prosecution source

Reuters Monday, 11 February 2019
Thailand's attorney general is considering withdrawing a case for the extradition of jailed Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al Araibi, who has refugee status in Australia, a prosecution source with knowledge of the case said on Monday.
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News video: Refugee Bahraini footballer leaves Thai jail after extradition bid dropped

▶ Refugee Bahraini footballer leaves Thai jail after extradition bid dropped 00:37

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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