At Flood Relief Camps in Pakistani Towns, Lashkar-e-Taiba Leaders Impart Religious Education and Preach Jihad

Special Dispatch Series No. 4287,  November 15, 2011

During July-October 2011 when floods devastated Pakistani towns and villages, especially in the Sindh province, the outlawed terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba organized camps to provide food and shelter for the flood-affected people. These relief camps were organized under the banner of Lashkar-e-Taiba's charity arms: Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) and Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF).

After the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jamaatud Dawa were outlawed by the UN Security Council as terrorist organizations. Last year, the Pakistani media raised a storm over a visit of Rajiv Shah, the administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Aid (USAID), to a flood relief camp at Sukkur in Sindh set up by Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation, saying that the FIF was a front organization for Lashkar-e-Taiba.

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