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Wife of jailed Bahraini footballer pleads Thai PM for his release, lawyer says

Reuters Bangkok, Thailand Jan 30, 2019, 06.44 PM (IST)

The wife of jailed Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al Araibi pleaded with Thailand's prime minister on Wednesday to ensure he is not extradited to his native country, saying he faces torture there and should be sent back to asylum in Australia.