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Articles that have appeared in the press about the Mega Mosque.

Press release: Pressure mounts on Olympic mega-mosque group to leave site after breaking legal undertaking (29/05/12)

Pressure mounts on Olympic mega-mosque group to leave site after breaking legal undertaking

Local opposition group alerts local community through leaflet campaign

Pressure is mounting on Tablighi Jama'at (TJ), the fundamentalist group behind the proposed West Ham mega-mosque, to leave the site and demolish their temporary mosque buildings as a result of its failure to keep to a binding and voluntary undertaking made to Newham Council in February last year.

Press release: Olympic mega-mosque opposition campaign relaunched in West Ham (05/03/12)

News Release: Not for publication before 00.01 hrs Monday 5th March

'Mega-mosque' scheme will create Muslim ghetto, warns dissident imam

'Mega-mosque' scheme will create Muslim ghetto, warns dissident imam'

10 February 2012 | By Elizabeth Hopkirk

http://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/mega-mosque-scheme-will-create-muslim-ghetto-warns-dissident-imam/5031779.article#

Architect NRAP ‘missed golden opportunity’ to fuse best of eastern and western design

New proposals for West Ham ‘mega-mosque’ unveiled

New proposals for West Ham ‘mega-mosque’ unveiled

Luke JacobsThursday, February 16, 2012

Fresh proposals for a permanent mosque risk turning part of West Ham into an “Islamic ghetto”, say opponents.

A public exhibition was held by Tablighi Jamaat in Stratford in a bid to gather support for the Riverine Centre in Canning Road – dubbed a “mega-mosque.”

Newham: Giant mosque is ‘no different from any European city where the church is the focal point’, say planners

Newham: Giant mosque is ‘no different from any European city where the church is the focal point’, say planners
by Chine Mbubaegbu - 7th February 2012

http://www.lapidomedia.com/newham-giant-mosque-%E2%80%98no-different-any-european-city-where-church-focal-point%E2%80%99-say-planners 

Salafi mosque gets go-ahead – led by team that looks after royal palaces

25th May 2011

http://www.lapidomedia.com/mosque-gets-go-ahead-led-by-royal-team

Salafi mosque gets go-ahead – led by team that looks after royal palaces

PLANS for a huge mosque in East London that has occupied one of the most heavily contaminated sites in London for 14 years, all but five of them illegally, are back on – led by a consultancy team with royal connections.

Tablighi Jamaat mosque accused of encouraging Muslim isolationism - Guardian

18th February 2011

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/feb/18/tablighi-jamaat-mosque-row

By Riazat Butt, religious affairs correspondent for the Guardian.

Tablighi Jamaat mosque accused of encouraging Muslim isolationism

The Islamic group Tablighi Jamaat, which is fighting to keep its east London mosque, is described as a supremacist movement at a planning inquiry

Tablighi Jamaat seeks to keep mosque - The Guardian

8th February 2011

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/feb/08/tablighi-jamaat-mosque-plann...

By Riazat Butt, religious affairs correspondent for the Guardian.
Tablighi Jamaat seeks to keep mosque

Controversial Islamic group before planning inquiry to extend temporary permission for facility near Olympic site in London

n Islamic group once described as an "antechamber of fundamentalism" is attempting to extend temporary planning permission on its mosque near the Olympic site in east London.

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Secretary of State, Greg Clark, refuses the appeal of the mosque trustees
Massive Step Forward as Secretary of State Refuses Appeals from Mosque Trustees

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