al-Rashid Trust

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a terrorist group organized in 1996 after the Taliban took over Afghanistan and part of Osama bin Laden's international system

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"Al-Akhtar Trust and al-Rashid Trust are both Pakistani charities
In fact, the Al-Rashid Trust, also operating as the Al-Amin Trust, was directly linked to the Jan 23, 2002 abduction and subsequent murder of the Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
They are Al-Akhtar Trust Dec 1, 2005, and Al-Rashid Trust Dec 1, 2005.
It further said that 63 outfits including Jamat-ud-Dawa, Alakhter Trust and Al-Rashid Trust were banned while fifty-three organizations including USA based Save the Children Bahawalnagar have been declared controversial.
The banned organizations include Tehrik-e-Jafariya Pakistan, Al-Qaeda, Millat-e-Islamia Pakistan, Khadam-e-Islam, Jamiat-ul-Azqan, Hizb-ul-Tehrik, Muniz-un-Nisah International Trust, Lashkar-e-Islami, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, Islami Tehrik-e-Pakistan, Jamiat-ul-Nasir, Ansar-ul-Islam, Balochistan Liberation Army, Islami Tulba Tehrik-e-Pakistan, Tehrik-e-Shariat-e-Nafaz Muhammadi, Sipah-e-Sahaba, Islami Tehrik-e-Pakistan, Sipah-e-Muhammad, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Lashkar Taiba, Jamiat-ul-Nasir, Jaish-e-Muhammad, Tehrik-e-Islami, Mulk-e-Islamia Pakistan, Khadam-e-Islam, Jamiat-ul-Aqan, Rehman Malik said that Jamat-ud-Dawat, Al-Rashid Trust and Al-Akhtar Trust that have been registered under the UN Security Council resolution are being closely monitored.
Treasury Department, Al-Rashid Trust has been raising funds for the Taliban since 1999, and its officers are reportedly representatives and key leaders of al-Qaida.
Denying ties with Osama bin Laden and terrorism, Mohammed Abdullah, a spokesman of the Al-Rashid Trust in Karachi, said: 'The freeze order doesn't effect us because we don't have any assets in America.'