Protesters demanding a ban on alcohol being sold in the curry capital of London have marched in Brick Lane.

A group of 30 Muslims marched along the street renowned for its bars, clubs and curry houses. They were led by radical preacher Anjem Choudary who used a megaphone to accuse restaurants and shops of breaking strict Islamic law.

The event organised by the little known Shariah Project, based in Waltham Forest, drew a small counter-demonstration by English nationalists.

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