Tehreek-e-Azaadi Jammu and Kashmir

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Tehreek-e-Azaadi Jammu and Kashmir (तहरीक-ए-आज़ादी जम्मू और कश्मीर) abbreviated as TAJK is a terrorist front organisation, run by Hafiz Muhammad Saeed.[1][2][3] By Indian government, It is claimed to be a front for Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD). In June 2017, it was banned by Pakistan[4] after India raised the issue at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global anti-financial terror body at Paris in February 2017. On 8 June 2017, TAJK was placed on the list of "proscribed organisations" by the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NCTA), an Internal Counterterrorism Authority of Pakistan under Interior Ministry.[5]

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  1. ^ Hussain, Sajjad (4 February 2017). "JuD rebrands under new name TAJK days after crackdown by Pakistan". Livemint.
  2. ^ Kaur Sandhu, Kamaljit (6 June 2017). "Kashmir: High alert around Uri power plant after intel inputs of possible terror plot". India Today.
  3. ^ "Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed-backed terror outfit Tehreek-e-Azadi-Jammu and Kashmir". Scroll.in. 30 June 2017.
  4. ^ Chaubey, Santosh (30 June 2017). "Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed new terror front Tehreek-e-Azad-Jammu Kashmir". India Today.
  5. ^ Singh, Vijaita (29 June 2017). "Pakistan bans TAJK backed by Saeed". The Hindu.