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There are more than 107 Islamist non-profit organizations in 29 statesthat financially support and are supported by the Muslim Brotherhood—and have ties to IS, Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and other terrorist groups. These organizations sponsor conferences, workshops, speakers, and materials advancing Muslim Brotherhood teachings and Islam.
Through social networking and multi-media, these “non-profit” organizations reach millions of young adults, families, educators, and cultural leaders beyond their local communities, inspiring them to use “taqiyya,” Qur’an-sanctioned deceit to promote Islam as a “religion of peace.”
In addition to these organizations, the Islamist leader Fethullah Gulen is using his amassed funds of over $30 billion towards creating a worldwide Caliphate. One of his approaches has been to develop, what is now the largest charter school network in the U.S.: Gulen Charter Schools. Within the last ten years Gulen has created over 150 new schools that have enrolled hundreds of thousands of students to learn Islamist teachings about Caliphate and Shari’a law.
American taxpayers fund these charter schools. In Houston, for example, the Harmony School, a chain of more than 36 charter schools, costs taxpayers nearly $150 million per year, enrolls over 20,000 students, and has a waiting list of 30,000.
Ongoing investigations exist in several states arising from public funds being used to recruit and provide visas to faculty from Turkey and other countries instead of hiring American teachers. The FBI and the Departments of Labor and Education have been investigating Gulen since 2011.
Gulen appears untouchable. He lives on a 28-acre compound fortified with over 100 Turkish guards in the town of Saylorsburg, located in Pennsylvania’s Pocono mountains.
In addition to the non-profit organizations and charter schools, there are at least 35 documented Jamaat ul-Fuqra jihadi training camps in at least 17 states. Led by Pakistani Sheikh Mubarak Ali Gilani, the camps are guised as part of a tax-exempt organization, Muslims of America Inc.
Jamaat ul-Fuqra camps train followers to learn how to use weapons (illegal, un-registered, un-licensed AK-47 rifles, rocket launchers, machine guns, and C4 explosives), how to kidnap and kill Americans, and how to conduct sabotage and subversive operations.
Jamaat ul-Fuqra’s 80- acre headquarters is located in Hancock, in the Catskills of upstate New York. Known as “The Town of Islamaberg,” its leaders enforce Shari’a Law and have stockpiles of illegal weapons.
According to a 2006 U.S. Department of Justice report, Jamaat ul-Fuqra “has more than 35 suspected communes and more than 3,000 members spread across the United States, all in support of one goal: the purification of Islam through violence.” The report also states, “over the past two decades Jamaat ul-Fuqra has been linked to multiple murders, bombings and various other felonies throughout the United States and Canada.”
Confirmed Jamaat ul-Fuqra Jihadi training camps are located in:
- Alabama: Marion
- California: Baladullah, Oak Hill, Squaw Valley, Tulare City
- Colorado: Buena Vista, Trout Creek Pass (over 120 acres)
- Florida: Talahassee
- Georgia: Commerce, Macon, Mecca Circle, Wayne County, Jessup
- Massachusetts: Springfield
- Maryland: Hagerstown and Hyattsville
- Michigan: Coldwater
- New York: Binghamton, Deposit, Hancock (headquarters)
- Oklahoma: Talihina
- Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, Wayne County
- South Carolina: In York County, the 36-acre compound,“Holy Islamville,” is a self-defined Islamist village that has established its own Sharia Law based civil government.
- Tennessee: Dover
- Texas: Houston and Waco
- Virginia: Fairfax, Falls Church, Meherrin, Roanoke, and Red House (over 120 acres)
- West Virginia: Bethany
- Washington: Onalaska
Read Detailed Study on Map of Their Expansion in U.S.A ulFuqra
Jamaat ul-Fuqra (alternatively Jamaat al-Fuqra) (Arabic: جماعة الفقراء, “Community of the Impoverished”) is a terrorist organization of mostly African-American Muslims based in Pakistan and the United States. Some of the approximately 3000 members have planned various acts of violence, often directed at rival factions.Two Al-Fuqra members were convicted of conspiring to murder Rashad Khalifa in 1990, and others are alleged to have assassinated Ahmadiyya leader Mozaffar Ahmad in 1983.
The group itself is not listed as a terror group by the US or the EU, but was listed as a terrorist organization in the 1999 Patterns of Global Terrorism report by the U.S. State Department. It operates two front groups: Muslims of the Americas and Quranic Open University. They also have been known to operate in Canada, and the Caribbean.
Origins and philosophy
According to a profile of Al-Fuqra by the National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism (MIPT), the group is believed to have been founded by Pakistani cleric Sheikh Mubarak Ali Gilani Hashemi in 1980. Gilani, who lives in Pakistan and was questioned there in connection with the abduction of Daniel Pearl, founded the group on a trip to the United States. Members initially engaged mostly in attacks against Indians and Indian religious figures in the US.
The group is separatist, and is described by MIPT and a similar profile in the database of the South Asian Terror Portal as a cult.
Although various members have been suspected of assassinations and other acts of terror perpetrated in the 1980s and later, and some members having been charged with conspiracy to commit first degree murder and other crimes, al-Fuqra itself is not listed as a terror group by the US or the EU (it was listed as a terrorist organization in the 1999 Patterns of Global Terrorism report by the U.S. State Department.)
News reports have attempted to connect “shoe bomber” Richard Reid and “Washington sniper” John Allen Muhammad to al-Fuqra, but the connections were not definitive. There are also allegations that Clement Rodney Hampton-El, one of the plotters who planned to blow up various New York City bridges and tunnels, was a member of Al Fuqua. The group has been banned in Pakistan. Jamaat Al Fuqra was also involved in the planned bombing of a Hindu temple in Toronto, Canada in 1991.
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