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Border Force’s forgotten email led to Hakeem al-Araibi arrest

Border Force’s forgotten email led to Hakeem al-Araibi arrest

Good morning, early birds. Border Force has apologised for the case of "human error" which lead to refugee Hakeem al-Araibi being detained in Thailand, and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann says he had "no idea" a travel company paid for his holiday flights after winning tender from the federal government. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

‘With hope in your heart’: Hakeem Al-Araibi returns home

‘With hope in your heart’: Hakeem Al-Araibi returns home

Hakeem did not walk into Melbourne's international terminal alone yesterday, and it wasn't just Craig Foster by his side.

Hakeem heading home after Thailand drops case

Hakeem heading home after Thailand drops case

Good morning, early birds. Freed Bahraini refugee Hakeem al-Araibi is expected to be home in Australia within hours, and Bill Shorten faces the year's first parliamentary sitting day having backflipped on support for medical transfer legislation. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Finally, some rare sense in the battle to save Hakeem

Finally, some rare sense in the battle to save Hakeem

DFAT made a deft diplomatic move in the debate around Thailand's detention of Hakeem al-Araibi, saving Thailand some face and allowing Australia some wriggle room.

Coalition MP used franking inquiry for fundraising

Coalition MP used franking inquiry for fundraising

Good morning, early birds. Coalition MP Jason Falinski is under fire for using the franking credits inquiry to raise funds for the Liberal Party, and Australia rejects Thailand's claim that it issued a red notice for detained refugee Hakeem al-Araibi. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The question no one will answer about Hakeem Al-Araibi

The question no one will answer about Hakeem Al-Araibi

This arrest could have huge ramifications for other refugees who have been granted asylum by Australia. We need answers.