Canadian Oromos protest the Ethiopian dictator supports
(A4O, 22 July 2013) July 21, 2013, According to Edmonton, Canada based TV news (CTV) an estimated 100 people were believed to be involved in a heated protest at the Belmead Community League Hall Saturday afternoon.
Authorities said about 20 police officers were called in after the situation escalated.
Media and the general public were removed to a safe distance.
Protesters called the gathering in the hall of Ethiopian government supports was illegal and they were standing up for those in their home country.
“They are speaking out you know for the right of their brothers and sisters in their home country and the illegal meeting the government agents are holding here and they are agents and messengers,” Derej Geleta explained to CTV News.
“It is a peaceful demonstration for the right of our peoples in our home country,” he added.