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UK: Muslim patrols hit London streets again01:38

UK: Muslim patrols hit London streets again

United Kingdom, London
May 1, 2013 at 10:18 GMT +00:00 · Published

UK: Muslim Patrol hit London streets again

A group of men belonging to the so-called Muslim patrols were roaming the streets of East London again last Saturday. The self-claimed religious vigilantes were holding placards against prostitution while trying to impose Sharia law onto the local population. One of the main aims of the patrol is to create Muslim zones in London, which often involve verbally attacking passersby who do not conform to Islam.

Muslim Patrol are based in East London and often walk the streets near the East London Mosque, one of the UK's largest mosques. Their You Tube channel documenting their patrols went viral early February 2013 after the group were seen calling a man a 'faggot', removing alcoholic drinks from Londoners and confronting women about they way they were dressed.

A similar London Muslim group called the Sharia Project have also been uploading You Tube videos of their patrols over the last ten months, however they are making a point in differentiating themselves to the more hard-line and aggressive approach of Muslim Patrol.

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UK: Muslim Patrol hit London streets again

A group of men belonging to the so-called Muslim patrols were roaming the streets of East London again last Saturday. The self-claimed religious vigilantes were holding placards against prostitution while trying to impose Sharia law onto the local population. One of the main aims of the patrol is to create Muslim zones in London, which often involve verbally attacking passersby who do not conform to Islam.

Muslim Patrol are based in East London and often walk the streets near the East London Mosque, one of the UK's largest mosques. Their You Tube channel documenting their patrols went viral early February 2013 after the group were seen calling a man a 'faggot', removing alcoholic drinks from Londoners and confronting women about they way they were dressed.

A similar London Muslim group called the Sharia Project have also been uploading You Tube videos of their patrols over the last ten months, however they are making a point in differentiating themselves to the more hard-line and aggressive approach of Muslim Patrol.

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