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US names JuD as terror outfit, know its chief "Hafiz Saeed"

New Delhi: Tightening its noose around LeT, the United States on added its affiliates, including the Jama'at-ud-Da'wah (JuD), to its list of designated terror organizations and slapped sanctions against two Pakistan-based LeT leaders.  The State

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Updated on: June 26, 2014 19:28 IST


Lashkar's primary target is the disputed Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. He is also quoted as saying, "There cannot be any peace while India remains intact. Cut them, cut them so much that they kneel before you and ask for mercy."

After the November 2008 Mumbai attacks, India submitted a formal request to the U.N. Security Council to put the group Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Hafiz Muhammad Saeed on the list of individuals and organizations sanctioned by the United Nations for association with terrorism.  

India said that the close links between the organizations, as well as the 2,500 offices and 11 seminaries that Jamaat-ud-Dawa maintains in Pakistan, are of immediate concern with regard to their efforts to mobilize and orchestrate terrorist activities.

On December 11, 2008 Hafiz Muhammed Saeed was again placed under house arrest when the United Nations declared Jamaat-ud-Dawa to be an LeT front.

On August 25, 2009 Interpol issued a Red Corner Notice against Hafiz Saeed, along with Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi, in response to Indian requests for his extradition.

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