British Islamic State fighters El Shafee el-Sheikh (left) and Alexanda Kotey posing for mugshots. Photo: AFP

Islamist extremism ‘chronic and pernicious’ issue in Britain

  • UK’s lead commissioner for countering extremism says she is concerned about hundreds of young Muslims leaving the country to fight for Islamic State
Topic |   Islamic militancy

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British Islamic State fighters El Shafee el-Sheikh (left) and Alexanda Kotey posing for mugshots. Photo: AFP
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