Hundreds of American Sikhs Demonstrated in New York
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White Plains : NY : USA | Jul 26, 2011 at 2:02 AM PDT
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Hundreds of American Sikhs staged demonstration in front of the U.N. Headquarters in New York to voice support for a Sikh nationalist, Professor Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, who has been sentenced to death in India.

Bhullar was convicted for allegedly carrying out a bomb blast in New Delhi in 1993, which claimed nine lives. His mercy plea was rejected in May 2011.

The demonstrators submitted a memorandum to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urging him to intervene and prevent his execution.

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