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A transnational pacifist religious movement on the fringes of numerous terrorism investigations. Tablighi Jamaat's role as a springboard to terrorist organizations has been questioned several times but there is no evidence that the Tabligh Jamaat deliberately act as a recruiting arm for Islamic militant organizations.

  • Founder: Muhammad Ilyas
  • Regions with significant populations: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, United Kingdom, South Africa, Germany, Krygyzstan, Sri Lanka, France, United States
  • Religion: Sunni Islam
  • Offshoot of Deobandi movement



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