Anti-Terrorism Act

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26/11 attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested, sent to judicial custody
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26/11 attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested, sent to judicial custody

Days after booking him on terror financing charges, Pakistan on Wednesday arrested UN-designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed.
Facing pressure, Pakistan books Hafiz Saeed for 'terror financing'
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Facing pressure, Pakistan books Hafiz Saeed for 'terror financing'

Amid global pressure to act against home-grown terrorism, Pakistani authorities on Wednesday booked Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, for terrorism financing.
J&K: Separatist leader Yasin Malik's JKLF banned under anti-terror law
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J&K: Separatist leader Yasin Malik's JKLF banned under anti-terror law

The Center has banned Jammu & Kashmir separatist leader Yasin Malik-led outfit, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), under the anti-terror law.
Lanka media rights activists call new anti-terror law 'draconian laws'
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Lanka media rights activists call new anti-terror law 'draconian laws'

Media rights activists yesterday urged the Sri Lankan government to withdraw proposed anti-terror legislation, calling it is a set of draconian laws aimed at suppressing media freedom and democratic rights.
Pakistan SC directs Army, ISI to stay away from politics
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Pakistan SC directs Army, ISI to stay away from politics

Pakistan's Supreme Court today prohibited members of the armed forces from engaging in political-activities and directed state agencies like the ISI to operate within the law as it ordered the government to act against those propagating "hatred, extremism and terrorism".
PTM rally in Karachi: Scores held under anti-terrorism laws
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PTM rally in Karachi: Scores held under anti-terrorism laws

Scores of leaders and workers of the Pashtoon Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) have been arrested by the Sindh police under anti-terrorism laws after they organized a rally on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan, officials said today.
India lauds FATF's 'grey listing' of Pakistan for terror financing
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India lauds FATF's 'grey listing' of Pakistan for terror financing

Days after Paris-based watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), 'grey listed' Pakistan for its failure to curb terror financing, India, on Saturday, said that it hoped Islamabad would take appropriate action to address international terrorism concerns.
Pakistan prepares bill to ban Hafiz Saeed, JuD, other terrorists
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Pakistan prepares bill to ban Hafiz Saeed, JuD, other terrorists

Pakistan is reportedly working on a draft bill to permanently ban Hafiz Saeed-led JuD and other terror groups and individuals already on the watchlist of the interior ministry.
International anti-money-laundering body to put Pakistan on grey-list for terror-financing
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International anti-money-laundering body to put Pakistan on grey-list for terror-financing

The global anti-money laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), is reportedly going to put Pakistan back on its grey list of nations that fail to prevent terror-financing and money laundering.

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