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Thailand blames Australia for arrest of refugee Bahraini footballer

02 February, 2019 1:54 pm 1:54 pm

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand defended on Wednesday its arrest of a Bahraini footballer with refugee status in Australia, saying officials only detained him because Australian authorities sent an Interpol “red notice” after he boarded a plane to Bangkok. Hakeem Al Araibi’s case has drawn international criticism as a Thai court considers an extradition request from … Read More