Hizbul Mujahedin Terrorist Organizations // Hizbul Mujahedin



The Hizbul Mujahedin was founded in 1989 by Master Ahsan Dar as the militant wing of the Jamaat-e-Islami political faction. Pakistani intelligence encouraged the formation of the group to counter the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), which had abandoned a pro-Pakistan stance and fought for outright independence for Kashmir. The Hizbul Mujahedin seemed to have fallen out of favor with Islamabad in the late 1990s because of a...

 

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