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‘Sharia patrols’ appear on Moscow streets

‘Sharia patrols’ appear on Moscow streets

Country: 
Russian Federation (the)
News Date: 
02/03/2017
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

Sharia patrols have appeared on Moscow streets. Sharia patrols, are groups of young Sunni Muslim, members of a movement that called itself Stop Haram. An activist of the Stop Haram movement, Islam Ismailov, has launched a social project aimed at making Muslims living in Moscow give up smoking and drinking alcohol in public places. The project participants posted their first video named “I am ready to die for Islam” on YouTube channel “Alif TV – about Islam and Muslims.”