Ethiopian Evangelicals Arrested, Told to Leave Their Town

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(Evangelical Focus) Authorities of Ethiopia’s northern region of Amhara showed up at a gathering of the Ethiopian Fellowship of Evangelical students (IFES) in Debark and arrested an undisclosed number of participants, according to local sources.

The police pressured students arrested to sign an agreement to never meet again in Debark, and then released them.

Seven church leaders who participated in the gathering were also detained for three days and released after they signed a similar agreement.

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