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Men 'promoted IS' outside Topshop in Oxford Street

Two men promoted the so-called Islamic State outside Topshop in London's Oxford Street, a court has been told.

Ibrahim Anderson, 38, and Shah Jahan Khan, 63, from Luton, were in a group that set up a stall near the store on 9 August 2014, the Old Bailey heard.

Prosecutor Mark Seymour said the two men distributed a leaflet encouraging support for the "so-called Caliphate".

Mr Khan, of St Catherine's Avenue, and Mr Anderson, of Dallow Road, deny inviting support for a banned group.

Mr Seymour said: "IS, Isis, Isil, is a proscribed organisation and inviting support for a proscribed organisation is prohibited by law.

"These defendants, who both played their part as members of the group which invited support for IS in Oxford Street on 9 August 2014, would have been well aware that this is what they were doing."

Mr Anderson's home was later searched and a mini notebook computer was seized which contained three images that "formed part of a set of instructions for travel to Syria to support jihad", the prosecutor said.

Mr Anderson also denies having information "useful to a terrorist".

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