• Short Summary

    In Cairo, four defectors from a visiting Ethiopian football team said on Wednesday (23 June) they had been secretly working against the Ethiopian Government for several years as members of the rebel Eritrean Liberation Front.

  • Description

    In Cairo, four defectors from a visiting Ethiopian football team said on Wednesday (23 June) they had been secretly working against the Ethiopian Government for several years as members of the rebel Eritrean Liberation Front. The Front has been fighting the Ethiopian government for 14 years for control of the province of Eritrea, situated on the northern border of Ethiopia.

    SYNOPSIS: The four men presented themselves to the Cairo office of the Eritrean Liberation Front last Sunday (20 June). Later they told newsmen about their decision to defect.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5B9X7CPAA76536IP72OIV9K03
    Media URN:
    VLVA5B9X7CPAA76536IP72OIV9K03
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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