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Demands for alcohol to be banned from sale in Brick Lane have been firmly rejected by residents and businesses.

A march by an Islamic group is set to go ahead in the popular east London street which is famous for its curry restaurants and fashionable bars.

The Shariah Project claims selling alcohol in the area with a large Asian population is un-Islamic and a cause of social problems, spokesman Abu Rumaysah told IBTimes.co.uk.


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