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Pakistan’s Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore on Saturday sentenced five persons who led Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD), an organization founded by Hafiz Saeed with financial support from Osama bin Laden, each to nine years’ imprisonment for terrorism financing. JuD is known as the political arm of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), which was responsible for the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks [...]

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Australia has listed a right-wing group as a terrorist organization for the first time. The move was revealed in a statement released Monday by the country’s Minister for Home Affairs, Peter Dutton. Terrorist organizations are listed under Division 102 of the Criminal Code Act 1995. The country made regulations to list Sonnenkrieg Division (SKD) as [...]

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The future of the Islamist terrorist groups in Afghanistan and their eagerness to control the country in order to expand their influence all over South Asia will be ascertained by the end of April, 2021, depending on the extent to which US President Joe Biden is agreeable to go ahead with the decision of his [...]

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A special anti-terrorism tribunal in Bangladesh’s capital sentenced five members of an Islamist militant group to death on Tuesday for killing a Bangladeshi-American blogger. Aviijit Roy, a 42-year-old Bangladesh-born US citizen, was a well-known atheist blogger who spoke out against religious fundamentalism. Six Islamist militants targeted and murdered Roy in the streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh, in [...]

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Canada formally added far-right extremist group the Proud Boys to its list of terrorist entities on Wednesday, according to a news release from Public Safety Canada, making it the first country to do so. The Proud Boys were among 13 new groups placed on Canada’s Criminal Code list of terrorist entities, including al-Qaeda, ISIS and [...]

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Since the attacks on the Capitol on January 6th, calls both for and against expanded domestic terrorism authorities have proliferated. Proponents argue that we have allowed bias and blindness to open us to a steadily expanding domestic terror threat and that we need the capabilities provided in the international context. Opponents have pointed out that [...]

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It may be some time before we know everything that President Trump was up to between election day and January 6, 2021, when he urged his followers to go to the Capitol and derail the constitutional process of electoral vote certification. As well, there are likely to be long investigations into the security at the [...]

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