An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan Friday awarded a combined sentence of 31 years imprisonment to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed in two cases of terror financing registered by the country’s Counter Terrorism Department (CTD). Saeed was allegedly the mastermind behind the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, which killed over 160 [...]
“Deterrence is not just a matter of military capabilities. It has a great deal to do with perceptions of credibility.” – Herman Kahn, Thinking About the Unthinkable in the 1980s (1984) Abstract: Theoretic assessments of Israel’s nuclear strategy – especially ones concerning a prospective shift from “deliberate nuclear ambiguity” to “selective nuclear disclosure” – generally [...]
Between Saturday night on June 26 and the early hours on Sunday, June 27, two blasts rocked the high-security technical sector of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Station in Jammu. Sources reported that an IAF patrol squad witnessed two low-flying drones drop two Improvised Explosive Devices (IED). Two IAF personnel suffered minor injuries in what [...]
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 [...]
The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore, Pakistan sentenced Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, leader of the terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), to five years in prison for terror financing on Friday. The Punjab Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested Lakhvi on January 2, 2021 for running a medical dispensary to collect and disburse funds for terrorist activities. The ATC [...]
In a historic development concerning women’s rights, the Sudanese transitional government recently criminalized the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) and made it punishable by up to three years in prison. FGM is a deeply discriminatory practice which results in the partial or total removal of external female genitalia without any medical reasons. It violates [...]
A Lahore, Pakistan, anti-terrorism court on Wednesday convicted Hafiz Saeed, founder of Lashkar-e Taiba (LeT) and alleged mastermind behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks, in two terror-financing cases. Saeed was indicted in December on charges of collecting funds from different cities in Pakistan’s Punjab province to finance terrorism through assets made and held ostensibly for charitable [...]
A court in the Pakistani city of Lahore indicted Hafiz Saeed, founder of the banned group Lashkar-e Taiba (LeT), on terrorism financing charges Wednesday. Saeed is the alleged mastermind of the November 2008 Mumbai attacks. Anti-Terrorism Court judge Malik Arshad Bhutta charged Hafiz Saeed with terrorism financing in different cities of Pakistan’s Punjab province. According [...]
An administrative court under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA court) in Mumbai on Thursday sentenced Feroz Abdul Rashid Khan and Taher Merchant to death and Abu Salem and Karimullah Khan to life imprisonment for...
A special anti-terrorism court in Mumbai, India found six men guilty yesterday for the 1993 terrorist bombings in Mumbai , then called Bombay, where almost 300 people were killed and hundreds more were injured. The special...