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UK mosques can play a role in radicalisation
Amid increasing fears of radicalisation of young British Muslims, questions are being asked about the role mosques and Muslim organisations in the country are playing, or failing to play, to stop this dangerous phenomenon. Estimates of British membership in the Islamic State (ISIS) range from 500-2,000, according to British Muslim Member of Parliament Khalid Mahmood in November 2014. But questions remain over how to counter this dangerous ideology that is increasingly gaining purchase among some segments of the British Muslim community, with many calling for tighter regulation of mosques.