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Sharia zones in Copenhagen?
A Danish group of Salafists calling themselves "Call to Islam" (Kaldet til Islam) plan to introduce round the clock patrols in Sharia zones they introduce in Copenhagen, and eventually other areas of Denmark, along the lines of a similar group in the United Kingdom.
Salafism is a highly orthodox Islamic direction seeking to force adherence to the Islam its followers see as the original tenets of the ancient prophets and their followers.
According to Jyllands-Posten, Call to Islam plans to introduce Sharia zones – initially in the Tingbjerg suburb of Copenhagen, then in other areas of Nørrebro and eventually in other areas of Denmark. In its zones, patrols will approach those who drink, gamble, go to discothèques or engage in other activities seen by the group as running contrary to Islam.
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