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USA: Dozens of antifa protesters rally outside California's state capitol in Sacramento on inauguration day01:17

USA: Dozens of antifa protesters rally outside California's state capitol in Sacramento on inauguration day

United States, Sacramento
January 21, 2021 at 03:03 GMT +00:00 · Published

Dozens of antifa protesters rallied outside the California State Capitol in Sacramento on Wednesday, as President Biden was sworn in to office in Washington DC.

Groups of protesters dressed in black were seen circling the building chanting slogans and letting off smoke bombs.

Hundreds of National Guard soldiers and policemen were deployed to secured the area amid fears of civil unrest.

Authorities feared that pro-Trump activists or far-right supporters would try to stage a protest or storm the state capitol during the day but no incident occurred.

In the wake of the US presidential election in November, Sacramento has witnessed weekly rallies by Pro-Trump demonstrators and the far-right supporters, which have occasionally turned violent.

USA: Dozens of antifa protesters rally outside California's state capitol in Sacramento on inauguration day01:17
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Dozens of antifa protesters rallied outside the California State Capitol in Sacramento on Wednesday, as President Biden was sworn in to office in Washington DC.

Groups of protesters dressed in black were seen circling the building chanting slogans and letting off smoke bombs.

Hundreds of National Guard soldiers and policemen were deployed to secured the area amid fears of civil unrest.

Authorities feared that pro-Trump activists or far-right supporters would try to stage a protest or storm the state capitol during the day but no incident occurred.

In the wake of the US presidential election in November, Sacramento has witnessed weekly rallies by Pro-Trump demonstrators and the far-right supporters, which have occasionally turned violent.