Two men have appeared in court accused of canvassing for Isis outside Topshop on Oxford Street.
Muslim convert Ibrahim Anderson, 38, and Shah Jahan Kahn, 63, set up a stall outside the London shop to drum up support amongst Saturday shoppers, a court has heard.
The Old Bailey has heard that the pair spent two and a half hours trying to engage with passers-by for the terror group, including handing out leaflets encouraging support for the so-called Caliphate, on 9 August 2014.
Prosecutor Mark 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."
The court also heard that when Anderson’s home was later searched, a mini notebook computer was seized which contained information on how to travel to Syria to support jihad.
Both men deny the charges.
With additional reporting by PA
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