El Tawheed Mosque
The foundation that manages the mosque was founded in 1986. The mosque is on Jan Hanzenstraat in the Old-West section of Amsterdam. Aside from its normal function, the mosque is used for social work, and for lessons in the Arabic language. It also houses a book store and a publisher of religious videos and DVDs.
The mosque at one time had been cited by the Dutch government as a potential propagator of extremism. Mohammed Bouyeri the killer of Dutch film director Theo van Gogh attended the mosque. The September 11 attacks pilots Mohammed Atta and Marwan al-Shehhi, along with Ramzi Binalshibh, the man accused of co-ordinating the attacks, met in 1999 during a conference on 'Islamic puritanism' held at the mosque.
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- Website of El Tawheed Foundation (in Dutch)
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