Members of the Sikh community and supporters of the Khalistan movement showed up in front of the Indian Consulate, waving flags.
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Speakers are expected throughout the afternoon.
In a release last week, the president of the World Sikh Organization, Tejinder Singh Sidhu, said: “Peaceful protests are a key democratic right, however, we encourage Sikhs to remain vigilant and alert in the days ahead. We are concerned that attempts may be made during the protests to incite violence and vandalism in order to malign the Sikh community.”
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— with files from Reuters and Saba Aziz
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