The following video is difficult to watch. For one thing, it was taken surreptitiously (by cell phone, I think), and only the woman who recorded it can be heard clearly throughout. The rest of the time it’s touch and go on the other voices, depending on how much background noise there is. However, for the last ten minutes or so, when the police sergeant is talking, the voices are fairly clear.
It’s also difficult to watch because it exposes the awful reality of the Islamization of Britain. The context of the clip is that Muslims have been publicly praying in a Royal Park in London, which violates the law. I don’t have to tell you that the Metropolitan Police deliberately refrain from enforcing that law — nobody who’s been paying attention to the U.K. for the last few years would expect the law to be enforced against Muslims. However, in this particular case, the police officers first lie about the existence of the law. Then, when someone reads them the exact text of it, they explain that they have orders from above not to enforce the law against Muslims — they actually admit it.
The woman who recorded this footage obviously planned in advance for the encounter, and came prepared. And she’s a gutsy lady — at one point she’s surrounded by aggressive Muslims jabbing their fingers in her face and shouting at her. But she doesn’t back down or give in.
The police sergeant keeps asking her to give him her “details”, but she consistently refuses. Presumably she knows what’s likely to happen to an “Islamophobe” who reveals her name and address to law enforcement.
So here it is — Sharia in the parks of London, out in the open and in your face:
The text the woman in this video cites may be accessed at the Royal Parks website (pdf format):
Religious Activity in the Royal Parks
The Royal Parks (TRP) does not permit collective acts of worship or other religious observances in the TRP estate, either in their own right or as part of a demonstration, event or other activity. This includes spoken or sung communal prayers or other events that are primarily religious in focus. Exceptions are made for annual acts of remembrance at the regimental memorials in the Parks, which have taken place since the First World War.
As a public body, it is not the place of The Royal Parks to make value judgments between one religious observance and another. We must either permit all collective religious observances or refuse them all. Our approach is to continue to refuse all such observances on the grounds that they are not traditional park-related activities and the disadvantages to the public at large of allowing them would almost certainly outweigh the benefits to adherents of a particular religion or belief. The policy extends to the construction of structures within the estate with a religious significance.
Cultural events that do not include collective religious activity are permitted subject to the standard approval process.
Hat tip: Vlad Tepes.