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Sikh diaspora group appeals US court dismissal of 1984 riots case

US based diaspora group, Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), has appealed against a US court decision to dismiss a case seeking justice for the 1984 riots, Times of India reports.

Arguing that the case "touches and concerns" the United States, the SFJ is taking the case before the US Court of Appeals. The appeal also seeks to determine that the riots which left thousands of Sikhs dead was a "genocide".

Last month the case was dismissed by a US District Court after the judge said it did not "touch and concern" the US.

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