Al-Qaeda linked Turkish group expanding its network in Nepal: Report

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Stockholm [Sweden], February 27: An al-Qaeda connected cause bunch from Turkey has been working with Islamai Sangh Nepal (ISN), which is under the scanner of Indian insight offices for supposedly giving asylum to fear mongers, to grow its calculated center for jihadist organizations, as indicated by an examination by Nordic Monitor. 

The Foundation for Human Rights and Freedoms and Humanitarian Relief or IHH has been running different tasks in Nepal, particularly in territories near the Indian boundary, to widen the help base among the country's minority Muslim people group and extend strategic activities on the side of worldwide jihadist organizations. 

The primary facilitator for the IHH acquiring a traction in the Himalayan nation was the ISN, which has gotten subsidizing straightforwardly from Turkey to back different undertakings. 

The IHH has been named in the UN Security Council records and was researched for running a line of help to outfitted psychological militant gatherings in Syria. 

The IHH is known as an apparatus of the Turkish insight office MIT and has been upheld by the public authority of Islamist President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, which allowed the association uncommon advantages for raising assets. 

The exercises of the IHH center around a few territories of Nepal, particularly in Province No. 1, Province No. 2 and Lumbini area. It has set up mosques, madrasas, shelters and Islamic focuses in a few urban communities including the capital city Kathmandu. It appears to be the IHH has taken a unique interest in spots like Sunsari that are near the Indian boundary. 

The Islami Sangh Nepal (ISN), a Kathmandu-based association, went under the scanner of Indian knowledge offices for purportedly giving asylum to outlaw Indian fear mongers in 2018. 

The ISN's association with Turkey's extreme Islamists isn't simply restricted to the IHH. It was additionally recorded as an individual from an association called the Union of NGOs of the Islamic World (Islam Dunyasi Sivil Toplum Kuruluslari Birligi, or IDSB), a front outfit for Turkish paramilitary gathering SADAT. 

Turkish government's advancement organization TIKA is additionally one of the backers of ISN exercises in Nepal. 

Ali Fuat Yilmazer, previous top of the Turkish police insight segment that has some expertise in extremist strict gatherings, affirmed in court on August 16, 2016 that "the IHH crusades are intended to give help to jihadists occupied with illegal intimidation around the planet and supply clinical guide, financing, coordinations and HR for jihadists." (ANI)
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