Exiled dissidents demonstrate outside FATF HQ, demand moving Pakistan from grey to 'blacklist'
Paris: Exiled dissidents belonging to Baloch, Pashtun, Uyghur, Tibetan and Hong Konger Communities demonstrated close to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) headquarter in Paris as they demanded the body to move Pakistan from the grey list to the blacklist.
"With members of the FATF meeting between 21 and 25 June to discuss Pakistan, we urged the FATF to move Pakistan from the grey list to the blacklist and fulfil its mandate of preventing the financing and sponsoring of terror by Pakistan," according to an official release as quoted by ANI.
"Pakistan adopts the tactic of showcasing strict action against terror financing, terror organisations like the Lashkar e Taiba (now rebranded as the Jamat ud Dawa-JuD), Jaish e Mohammed (JeM), and the Afghan Taliban are continuing to function freely in the country and have been collecting funds," the release read.
Pakistan has once again been retained in the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) 'grey list', giving the south Asian nation yet another jolt recently.
The FATF body examined its efforts to counter terror financing and money laundering.