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Harakat ul-Jihad al-Islami

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Harakat ul-Jihad al-Islami (HuJI). The Arabic name has been translated as "Movement of Islamic Holy War," or "Islamic Struggle Movement." The group has also been referred to as the Punjabi Taliban. The group is also part of Al-Qaida's Brigade 313, and that name is sometimes used interchangeably.


South Asia, primarily Afghanistan, India and Pakistan. A separate branch operates in Bangladesh.

The HuJI has reported offices throughout Pakistan and seminaries in Chechnya, China,...

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