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London's Holy Turf War

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Over the last year a quasi-religious turf war has sprung up on the streets of London. Young radicalised Muslim patrols are enforcing Shariah law in the capital. In reaction, far right Christian Patrols are also taking the law into their own hands.

Since the Woolwich killing, anti-Muslim rhetoric as been at an all time high, and the right-wing Christian Patrols are only exacerbating the rising tensions.

These two marginalised but potentially dangerous London subcultures believe that society has failed their communities enough that they are now taking to the streets to implement or defend their ways of life, according to their opposing politicised and religious ideologies.

The irony being that while their shared aggressive approach has resulted in media coverage and media panic, they ultimately are responsible for and justify each other’s existence.

Alex Miller meets the leaders and footsoldiers in Britain’s holy street patrols, the Anjem Choudary’s followers Muslim Patrol and Paul Golding of Britain First’s Christian Patrol, in the same area he lives and works, to find out just how effective their operations are, and how genuine their belief is in the battle for East London’s streets.

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48 thoughts on “London's Holy Turf War

  1. Talk's cheap, where's the proof? I gotta admit, Golding's intelligent and well spoken. I would not be happy about people trying to enforce any type of religious law in my home town either. Honestly, if Sharia law is the will of God, then let God enforce it. Chowdry calls Britain First fascists and in the next breath says he has no respect for democracy despite the fact that his group benefits from it.

  2. Muslims tell vice “journalist” they don’t recognize British laws just Islamic sharia but the first thing VICE asks is what muslim supremacists think about “Christian patrols” and their “physical intimidation”….of islamic extremists!! Imagine that! LOL!!! No wonder VICE is going bankrupt. Moral bankruptcy leads to financial bankruptcy.

  3. I’d love to help him run choudry and his followers out of the country! That country is a Christian country! There are no Muslim areas except in their shit hole country that they come from

  4. Was the natzi regeam a LEFT PARTY? ???????? WHICH ONES ATTACK VUNRABLE AND THE OLD .YOUR OPINIONS ARE NOT ALLOWED .CENSORING ALL TRUETH TELLERS ……..HISTORY REPEATING IT'S SELF AGAIN. THE TRUETH WILL GET TWISTED AS A LIE THEN ATTACKED AS A RACIST NATZI .THE LIERS CURUPT RACIST ARE THE LIERS TWISTED INTO THE TRUETH. I BELIVE IN A MASS MOVEMENT THAT WILL STAND UP AND HIT BACK VERY HARD .

  5. Why can't both religions just leave each other alone and not jump into each other's territories, provoking radicalism against Each other

  6. "Islamophobic tendencies??" Insane to show the footage u have shown and say its irrational. "To push his narrative?!??" Fucking vice bullshit again. Showing Muslims doing good things. they are a scourge to freedom. they are invaders and not victims.

  7. The fucking Muzzies wouldn't try to pull their sharia bullshit it the USA because we are armed to the teeth. Just like the Japanese genereral who said "we cannot invade the USA because their will be a gun behind every blade of grass".

  8. It's awful after all u Muslims live in a country, a Christian nation and with family, having good jobs and environment, and instead of being thankful u guys trying to takeover their nation by implementing u r quran laws.. Wtf.. If we Christians ask to implement our laws in Muslim countries u guys will go mad.. Its the truth. U knew it and in name of what peace u r trying to destroy Europe after destroying middles east.. I'm not a whit but an indian Christian. Our Muslims are very peace minded. They don't want to took over the country even if they are about 20 million people.. That's what real Islam is.. Gotohrll British Muslim. U r not even a good Muslim. Af. Lol

  9. This British Christian patrol are portrayed as xenophobics racists and extremists. They are defending their culture and society from outsiders that don't know how to behave and believe their faith is above the law and way of life. They should be thankful to be accepted in the UK and having religious freedom to choose whatever religion they desire.
    The police and armed forces (The police in this case) should be reminded whom they serve.

  10. I am Muslim but I agree with the EDL and these are other groups. If you don't want to be part of a secular democracy GO BACK TO YOUR COUNTRY or go to Saudi Arabia.

  11. Too much television and too little milk means that muslims are not getting enough vitamin D.
    Vitamin D is known as the “sunshine vitamin” because it can be obtained through sun exposure. A lack of Vitamin D can lead to righteousness and arrogance. Vitamin D can also stave off rickets, improve bone health, and possibly prevent colds, heart disease and diabetes.

  12. Cannot help but agree with the Muzzies, arresting Brits wanting Britain first means the people have a common enemy. This enemy is those deliberately injecting nonChristian immigrants to effect this end. The godless secular elite undermining our society must be opposed with all gravity.

  13. Where the Muslims come from Yemen Palestinians Afghanistan did you ever hear of them quitting a battle when they start one they look at Americans and Britain as cream puffs compared to where they come from and how they lived and battle since they were young why why did britons and American cream puffs has been sitting on their ass

  14. I basically sit here in Iceland and laugh at the stupid stupid UK and its evil deeds against reason and many good things, Assange and his work being just one. I have for you little more than contempt, London and Washington DC.

  15. The British Labor party was infiltrated by conservatives (class-conservers ever seeking cheaper and unorganized labor) decades ago, and it rotted from within, hence the class opposition tipped and the working class became poor. Then came the need to BECOME THE FASCIST STATE THAT IT HAS BECOME. I will not visit it again. Now they are even trying to reverse the brexit. How pathetic.

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