Eritreans Asylum Seekers Can Open Tin Of Worms

Eritrea Players
Eritrea Players

Please allow me space to air my two-penny thought on the matter of Eritrea national football team members who have become the centre of discussion in Botswana. These football players who have refused to go back to their country after playing to a loss have cited amongst other things being forcibly made to serve in their country’s army.

They have opted that they will rather apply for asylum in Botswana. I will do my best to detach this matter from politics. I will avoid the norm attached to every matter that takes the national centre stage to be used as a political gimmick.

Rre Dick Bayford, congratulations on your recent case where you represented the Eritreans from being sent home as yet, while seeking asylum. I find myself having to contemplate what you are going through trying your best to do your job as a human rights and criminal lawyer.

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