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Canada hosts conference on India's terrorism confrontation initiatives India-Canada
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Canada hosts conference on India's terrorism confrontation initiatives

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 23 May 2023, 01:55 pm

Toronto: The Canadian city of Toronto recently hosted a conference to discuss the initiatives taken by India to confront terrorism as a global threat.

The conference aimed to address the challenges posed by various forms of terrorism, including Khalistani extremism, and explore the funding of such activities, some of which originate from Pakistan, reports Asian Lite.

Several experts, policymakers, and scholars attended the event.

They reportedly discussed the Khalistani terrorism trouble and measures to counter it.

The following report summarizes the key discussions and recommendations put forward by the four distinguished speakers during the conference.

Martin Forget, Michael Giles, Broaden Roth and Mario Silva share their expertise on global terrorism and the need to tame it with a united force, reports Asian Lite.

Understanding Khalistani Terrorism and its Global Implications Martin Forget, an expert in counterterrorism, provided insights into the nature of Khalistani terrorism and its global implications.

He highlighted the historical background of the Khalistan movement and its evolution into a terrorist organization.

Broaden Roth, an expert in terrorism financing, shed light on the crucial issue of funding Khalistani terrorism, with a particular focus on the role played by Pakistan.

He discussed the various channels through which funds are credited to Khalistani terrorist groups and the need for robust measures to disrupt these financial flows.

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