Eritrean soccer players go missing in Uganda again

Reuters Tuesday, 24 December 2019
Seven players from Eritrea's national soccer team have gone missing after playing at a tournament in Uganda, an official said, the second time in two months its footballers have disappeared while touring the country.
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The players are the latest to defect from Eritrea, which has been described by human rights groups as one of the most tightly controlled regimes in the world.

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