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Bahraini refugee footballer stuck in a diplomatic game

Bahrain has bluntly rejected international efforts to free an outspoken critic of its regime who was detained while on honeymoon in Thailand after being granted protected refugee status by Australian authorities. Interior Ministry officials in Manama said an extradition request had been lodged for the return of Hakeem al-Araibi, 25, an ex-member of Bahrain’s national […]