al-Rashid Trust


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Noun1.al-Rashid Trust - a terrorist group organized in 1996 after the Taliban took over Afghanistan and part of Osama bin Laden's international system; provides financial support for the Taliban and al-Qaeda and Jaish-i-Mohammed and assists Muslim militants around the world; established a network of madrasas and mosques in Afghanistan
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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Sixty-three banned outfits has been imposed ban by the SC, out of which ban has been lifted on three organizations including Jamat-ud-Dawah, Alakhter Trust and Al-Rashid trust.
Al-Akhtar Trust and al-Rashid Trust are both Pakistani charities
In fact, the Al-Rashid Trust, also operating as the Al-Amin Trust, was directly linked to the Jan 23, 2002 abduction and subsequent murder of the Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
Treasury Department, Al-Rashid Trust has been raising funds for the Taliban since 1999, and its officers are reportedly representatives and key leaders of al-Qaida.