In response to the allegedly illegal action by the government security forces, the Genete Tsege Menagesha St.Gorge Church in Piassa today released a statement.
One believer was killed when the police allegedly used tear gas twice at 9:15 a.m. to disperse the crowd of people who had gathered from their homes to celebrate St. George’s Day. based on the assertion. The use of tear gas also caused a stampede.
Both laypeople and priests suffered severe physical and mental harm while ministering.
At least 15 Sunday school students needed medical attention due to injuries.one beliver was also died .
According to The St. George Church The Government Communication Office made a statement that day that was greatly exaggerated and implied that the government was not interested in resolving the problem.
It has been requested that the government representatives who gave the order and carried out the unlawful action against the Church, undermining its honor and dignity, be brought to justice within 15 days.
Along with the customary false accusations, the church also urged the government to immediately release any adherents who were detained as a result of riots that were started by the government security forces as they celebrated the festival. Additionally, the church threatened to file new lawsuits if her requests weren’t granted.
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