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Eritrean Players Face Expulsion as Botswana Withdrew Asylum

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The 24 players out of the 34 national team members that sent to Botswana for a return match have returned back while the 10 players who was urged by the EMDHR network to seek asylum in Botswana refused to board the plane. Look what happened to them. Botswana is not a banana republic.

By TesfaNews,

The government of Botswana has reversed its decision to grant asylum for the disgraced 10 Eritrean football players and asked to go back home or seek refuge elsewhere.

A letter wrote to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) by the Ministry of Defense, Justice and Security secretary, Segakweng Tsiane, indicates that the government believes the players have no grounds to seek “protection” in Botswana. Continue reading Eritrean Players Face Expulsion as Botswana Withdrew Asylum