US lawsuit against Qatar Islamic Bank reveals links to terrorist groups


A claim documented in Florida by Matthew Schrier, an American photojournalist held prisoner in Syria by jihadist bunches for 211 days, against two Qatari substances uncovers the connections of Turkey’s disputable cause bunch IHH, the “Turkish Humanitarian Relief Foundation,” to psychological oppressor bunches in Syria.

Schrier documented a claim under the Anti-Terrorism Act against Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) in January asserting that Syrian al-Qaeda-connected jihadist bunches Al-Nusrah Front and Ahrar al-Sham “utilized a global organization of givers and noble cause to subsidize” their psychological oppressor exercises, and that the QIB gave “budgetary administrations to those contributors and monetary help to the foundations.” His grumbling likewise guaranteed that the QIB “gave a significant aggregate to Qatar Charity.”

The claim additionally affirmed that IHH and Qatar Charity made an association to “uphold the Syrian Islamic Front and Ahrar al-Sham, for instance by supporting field emergency clinics to treat and give non-clinical administrations to injured Ahrar al-Sham, Nusra Front and Syrian Islamic Front contenders.”

Eighteen days after his appearance in Syria to investigate the Syrian common war, Schrier was grabbed by al-Nusrah in a territory among Aleppo and the Turkish fringe, in late December 2012. The fear monger bunch held him prisoner and beat and tormented Schrier at any rate multiple times during that time, constrained him to see and hear the torment of different detainees and occasionally retained water and food. Al-Nusra gave him over to the united Ahrar al-Sham for 46 of the 211 days of his detainment, which likewise abused him.

IHH is a front foundation that is known as a device of Turkish knowledge office MİT and has been under scrutiny by the Turkish police. It was blamed for carrying arms to al-Qaeda-associated jihadists in Syria. IHH was additionally used in the vehicle of injured Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and al-Qaeda warriors by emergency vehicle from Syria to Turkey.

The Turkish police likewise examined IHH’s connects to Qatar Charity, yet President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stopped the case in 2014. As per the examination concerning al-Qaeda cells in Turkey, Ibrahim Şen (37), a sentenced al-Qaeda fear monger who was confined in Pakistan on supposed al-Qaeda connections and moved to Guantanamo, where he was kept until 2005, was running an enrollment and dealing among Turkey and Syria and utilizing the IHH to cover the dread organization. The examination had uncovered Qatar Charity’s connects to the IHH workplaces in Turkish areas circumscribing Syria and Iran, which was utilized by Şen’s organization at the time. Due to his political spread from the administration, Şen was spared from legitimate inconveniences.

Before the examination in Turkey, Qatar Charity had just been blamed by US investigators for filling in as a significant monetary channel for subsidizing the al-Qaeda assaults against the US consulates in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998, and it was noticed that Osama canister Laden supposedly utilized Qatar Charity to support al-Qaeda’s exercises during the 1990s. Additionally, French insight expressed in 2013 that Qatar Charity was engaged with subsidizing a gathering in Mali associated with al-Qaeda.

As per the claim Schrier looks for “to recuperate compensatory and correctional harms, legal high pitch harms, and lawyers’ charges and costs of prosecution for the wounds he endured on account of the Nusra Front and Ahrar Al-Sham, the fear based oppressor bunches QIB empowered.”

40th page from lawsuit revealed links of IHH to Jihadists

As per the grumbling, QIB gave to Qatar Charity in 2012 and 2013, and permitted Qatar Charity to work eight records at the bank “further encouraging Qatar Charity’s help of psychological oppression in Syria.”

Al-Nusra is a globally endorsed psychological oppressor gathering and has been working as an aspect of the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) alliance since January 2017. A US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) report presumed that Al-Nusra “most likely got strategic, budgetary and material help from the components of the Turkish and Qatari governments.”


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