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25 organizations banned under Anti-Terrorism Act.

ISLAMABAD, August 06, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Federal Interior Minister, Rehman Malik said that 25 organizations and institutions have been banned under the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997. Rehman Malik told National Assembly in writing that 25 organizations have been banned under the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997. The banned organizations include Tehrik-e-Jafariya Pakistan, Al-Qaeda, Millat-e-Islamia Pakistan, Khadam-e-Islam, Jamiat-ul-Azqan, Hizb-ul-Tehrik, Muniz-un-Nisah International Trust, Lashkar-e-Islami, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, Islami Tehrik-e-Pakistan, Jamiat-ul-Nasir, Ansar-ul-Islam, Balochistan Liberation Army, Islami Tulba Tehrik-e-Pakistan, Tehrik-e-Shariat-e-Nafaz Muhammadi, Sipah-e-Sahaba, Islami Tehrik-e-Pakistan, Sipah-e-Muhammad, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Lashkar Taiba, Jamiat-ul-Nasir, Jaish-e-Muhammad, Tehrik-e-Islami, Mulk-e-Islamia Pakistan, Khadam-e-Islam, Jamiat-ul-Aqan, Rehman Malik said that Jamat-ud-Dawat, Al-Rashid Trust and Al-Akhtar Trust that have been registered under the UN Security Council resolution are being closely monitored. He said that Sunni Tehrik is also being monitored as well. It is said all these organizations are banned since 14th August 200, however, government has issued the names of these banned organizations since the allegations against them about their involvement in different incidents from neighbor country and other agencies. There were also allegations that these organizations were operating after being renamed.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Aug 6, 2009
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