A Thai court on Monday ordered the release of Hakeem al-Araibi. Photo: AP

‘He is a free man’: Thailand to release footballer Hakeem al-Araibi after Bahrain drops extradition request

  • The move comes after the Middle Eastern nation withdrew its extradition request for the footballer
  • The detention of al-Araibi, who appeared at a court hearing in shackles last week, drew international criticism
Topic |   Thailand

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A Thai court on Monday ordered the release of Hakeem al-Araibi. Photo: AP
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