Canadian regulators have suspended a Muslim-related charity for allegedly sending $136,000 to militant fighters.
The Islamic Society of North America-Canada (ISNA- Canada) suspected of sending the money to a group allegedly linked to militants in the disputed region of Kashmir. They are battling Indian troops.
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) reportedly suspended the (ISNA- Canada for one year starting on September 12 and ordered the charity to pay a $550,000 fine, Canada’s Global News reported.
An audit reportedly showed ISNA-Canada also provided $46,000 to the Kashmiri Relief Fund of Canada.
Various media reported that the CRA described the ROKM as the “charitable arm” of Jamaat-e-Islami, a Pakistani Islamist political party with a military force, Hizbul Mujahideen. It is listed as a terrorist group in India, Europe and the United States. Hizbul Mujahideen fighters are battling Indian troops in the disputed region of Kashmir.
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