British Muslim radical Anjem Choudary is one of the people behind the Sharia4Holland group and was present at Friday's press conference in Amsterdam, the Parool reported on Tuesday.

Choudary, a former solicitor, runs the militant group Islam4UK which has been banned in Britain and has been involved in efforts to set up 'sharia areas' in parts of Britain.

He spoke briefly at the gathering in front of the war memorial on Dam square but did not say anything controversial, according to the AT5 coverage.

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