A leading American think tank, Middle East Media Research Institute has expressed concern over the growing threat by Islamists in the United Kingdom.

In a research paper published by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) Mr Tufail Ahmad, Director for South Asia said, "The speeches and activities of Islamic clerics settled in the UK and coming into the UK from Pakistan and elsewhere reveal only one point -- they teach the same Islamist ideas that are taught in Pakistan."

Ahmad was speaking in the context of the recent weeks-long Islamic fundamentalist siege of Islamabad over the issue of Khatm-e-Nabuwwat ("Finality of the Prophethood of Muhammad"), a belief that is part of the Sharia-linked blasphemy laws.

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