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Thai Authorities Release Bahraini Refugee Soccer Player Amidst Diplomatic Pressure

Last week, the IELR Blog reported on the case of Hakeem al-Araibi, a 25-year-old refugee originally from Bahrain who resides and plays professional soccer in Australia. While al-Araibi has retained refugee status in Australia since 2017, Bahraini authorities have had … Continue reading

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Thai Authorities Detain Bahraini Refugee Soccer Player After INTERPOL Red Notice Request

Hakeem al-Araibi, a 25-year-old refugee soccer player from Bahrain, will remain in a Thai jail for at least two months as he prepares to fight an extradition request from his native country. Al-Araibi claims the Bahraini government arrested and tortured … Continue reading

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Suicidal Children at Refugee Camps

Murder by Sherman Geronimo-Tan The BBC is reporting that young children are exhibiting suicidal behavior at refugee camps in Greece and, half a world away, Nauru. The Micronesian island nation of Nauru has, for years, been housing asylum seekers interdicted… … Continue reading

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IRCC rule leaves 9-year-old refugee in the lurch

A mother from Sudan and her two teenage sons are facing possible removal from Canada at any time, after their requests for asylum were refused. What makes their case unique is the fact the woman’s nine-year-old daughter had her refugee … Continue reading

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Trump issue executive order reversing course on refugee family separations, keeps zero-tolerance prosecution policy [text]

Here’s the text of the president’s executive order. — Joe Read more detail on Recent Law Librarian posts –

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