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Signs proclaiming Muslim “shariah” law zones go up in England

Shari'ah poster

In Stratford, England, non-Muslim residents say they are feeling “threatened and intimidated” as posters declaring neighborhood under Islamic shariah law are showing up on walls and lampposts.

The bright yellow signs read “Shariah Controlled Zone” with “Islamic rules enforced” in smaller text — and are showing up all across England.

The British newspaper the Telegraph reports:


In the past week, dozens of streets in the London boroughs of Waltham Forest, Tower Hamlets and Newham have been targeted, raising fears that local residents may be intimidated or threatened for flouting “Islamic rules.”

The posters have symbols declaring a ban on alcohol consumption, gambling, parties, loud music, “red light” districts, smoking or drugs, which are against Islamic law.

One resident said: “They appeared a couple of days ago and quite a few people are talking about it and taking pictures.


Muslim cleric Anjem Choudary has claimed responsibility, saying he plans to flood specific communities around the United Kingdom and “put the seeds down for an Islamic Emirate in the long term.”

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment pagansister

    Does that mean if you’re NOT a Muslim and now happen to be stuck in that area, you are no longer under English law? That is England, not Iran/Iraq/or any other Muslim country. Was this approved by the English powers? Doesn’t sound like it.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment frances bell

    i have been saying for years muslims are taking over this country and i have been laughed at now it seems its true will my fellow countryfolk now wake up and do something about it or will they sit on their backsides and do what they do best moan like mad.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Mordred08

    This guy doesn’t have the authority to do anything more than put up his little signs. And if he forgets that, I’m sure the real authorities will be happy to remind him.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Itooslly

    I so wish that I was there right now, I would smoke a cig with a loud boom box in the middle of the street while cursing outloud! Please, please do this where I live, it is on!!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment David

    Hello from the US.

    Now I know what UK stands for:

    United Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Britain.

    Can we have the Union Jack now that y’all no longer need it? :-)

  • http://Myopinionislikemuslimclerictobeexpelled James

    My opinion is like muslim cleric to be expelled

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