Army of the Righteous


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Noun1.Army of the Righteous - a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India; "Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus"
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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The Mumbai attack of November 2008 brought the attention of the world on the Lashkar- e- Tayyeba ( the army of the righteous), termed as " the most dangerous terrorist outfit on the planet." Most scholars accept the view that the Lashkar- e- Tayyeba was mid- wifed by the Pakistan Army's Inter- Services Intelligence Directorate and is still nurtured by it.
Lashkar-e-Toiba, which translates as The Army of the Righteous, has trained hundreds of Jihadi fighters in the remote tribal regions of Pakistan.
As "quartermaster" for the banned Lashkar-e-Tayyiba - the so-called Army of the Righteous, which amongst other things opposes India's control of Kashmir - he could call on millions of pounds raised by UK supporters for a shopping list of arms and military equipment.
Mr Justice Fulford said Pakistan-trained Mohammed Ajmal Khan was a "person of authority" in an organisation with "clear links" to al Qaida as "quartermaster" for the banned Lashkar-e-Tayyiba - the so-called Army of the Righteous.
The three are accused of having links to Lashkar-e-Tayyiba - translated as the Army of the Righteous - an organisation understood to be based in Pakistan.

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