Whether Jamaat-i-Islami, the Kashmiri Liberation Front and the Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI) use forced recruitment in Kashmir, Pakistan [PAK39530.E]

No information on whether Jamaat-i-Islami, the Kashmiri Liberation Front or the Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI) practice forced recruitment in Kashmir, Pakistan, could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

The Herald

IRB databases

Jane's Geopolitical Library (CD-ROM)


Internet sites including:

Amnesty International


Daily Excelsior


Federation of American Scientists

Hindustan Times

Human Rights Commission of Pakistan

Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies



South Asia Analysis Group

South Asia Terrorism Portal

Times of India

The Tribune

World News Connection

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