If you have any information about Pakistani based terror organisations, such as the recent attack that was carried out in the Indian State of Kashmir, then do let the police know. The Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), (meaning the Army of Mohammed) admitted responsibility of the attack and is based in Pakistan, and closely connected to Osama Bin Laden (also hosted by Pakistan),
The UK Government notes that, “The public already contributes intelligence to around a third of the most serious terrorist investigations” by reporting suspicious activities to the police by calling confidentially on 0800 789 321 or at gov.uk/ACT
JeM has received funding from ISI (Pakistan’s spy agency). This is noted in the well-researched ‘Handbook of Terrorism in The Asia Pacific’ by Kam Stefanie and Rohan Gunaratna. They reference Stanford University’s detailed research on Mapping Militants and these terrorists access millions of funds and who is behind them?
The Al Rashid Trust is recognised as a terrorist funding trust by the US. In fact, the Pakistani newspaper Dawn in 2016 reported that- “The Al-Rashid Trust (ART), a Pakistani non-governmental organisation known to have provided support to jihadist activities in the region, has approached the Islamabad High Court seeking the un-freezing of their accounts and assets, which have been seized since 2001, when it was declared a terrorist organisation by the United Nations and the United States (US).’
According to Stanford University, ART, “a charity organization in Pakistan that is on the U.S. Department of Treasury’s terrorist organization list, is known to fund JeM and other jihadi groups. However, the organizational ties between ART and JeM likely extend beyond simple funding, and ART may be a front organization for JeM and other jihadi activities” This is noted by Hussain in "Frontline Pakistan : the struggle with militant Islam," Columbia University Press (2007)
So, their funding and base is in Pakistan. The terror group has admitted that it is in Pakistan. It admitted that they carried out the bombing in Kashmir. But that is not enough proof for the cricketer PM of Pakistan, Imran Khan.
Oh and what is Pakistan’s reaction to having the Trust listed on US and UN’s terror lists? It did not ban the organisation. So the Pakistani State is a sponsor of terrorism. And what is the UK's connection to all of this? The ISI (Pakistan’s Intelligence Service), fund JeM according to the Handbook of Terrorism. The Telegraph even carried an article headlined "Pakistani spies’ in the Houses of Parliament". Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai was arrested by the FBI for running the Kashmiri American Council while acting as an agent of a foreign power (FBI language for being a spy). Fai was also a director of the Justice Foundation, based in Bloomsbury London. The FBI’s case is these are fronts for the ISI. The foundation has hosted events in the House of Lords by Lord Ahmed.
The next time a Parliamentarian is hosted by a ‘well-meaning’ foundation – ask to see the sources of financing. If it’s got the same messaging as JeM along the lines of making Kashmir a part of Pakistan – there will be an ISI link via a front foundation and we will find it and expose it.