Australia condemns Khalistani extremist violence, hate speech

In light of the attacks by Khalistani extremists in Australia, the Australian High Commission Spokesperson said that the country does not tolerate hate speech or violence.
"The Australian Government takes seriously our obligations under the Vienna Conventions to ensure the security of diplomatic and consular missions and their staff in Australia," the official spokesperson of Australian High Commission said. "The Australian Government takes seriously its obligations under the Vienna Convention to ensure the security of foreign missions and their staff in Australia," the spokesperson added.
The High Commissioner of India in Australia Manpreet Vohra and the Consulate General of India in Melbourne, Sushil Kumar were being threatened by Khalistan extremists.
"Any threat to accredited officials residing in Australia will be investigated, and if necessary actions taken. Australia is a tolerant, multicultural nation and does not tolerate hate speech, violence or threats of violence," the Australian High Commission Spokesperson added.
Earlier, a poster was also circulated on social media which had pictures of both diplomats and the text reads "Faces of Shaheed Nijjar's killers in Australia."
According to The Australia Today, they saw social media posts by Australia-based Khalistan supporters which were calling for "decisive action" against these diplomats, which stands to physically harm them.
On the night of July 3, Indian Consulate in San Francisco was also firebombed by Khalistani extremists.
The incident has been strongly condemned by the US the reported vandalism and attempted arson by pro-Khalistan supporters against the Indian Consulate in San Francisco.


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