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Jamaat-ul-Ahrar / Jamatul Ahrar (TTPJA)

7 years ago

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar is a splinter group from the Movement of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Islami Pakistan (TTIP / TTP), announced during August 2014. The splinter group is led by former commanders of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, such as Ihsanullah Ihsan, the former spokesman of the TTP, and Omar Khorasani, a senior leader in the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan. The splinter group refers to internal differences with the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan as well as refocusing on the objective of creating an Islamic state as reasons for its formation. The new group is comprised of four of…

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