Practice Relating to Rule 2. Violence Aimed at Spreading Terror among the Civilian Population
Afghanistan’s Law on Combating the Financing of Terrorism (2004) states:
Article 3. Financing of Terrorism
1. Any person commits the offence of financing terrorism [if he or she] by any means, directly or indirectly, unlawfully and wilfully, provides or collects funds and property, or tries to provide or collect funds and property, or provides or tries to provide financial or other services with the intention that they should be used or in the knowledge that they are to be used, in full or in part, in order to carry out:
(b) any … act intended to cause death or serious bodily injury to a civilian, or to any other person not taking an active part in the hostilities in a situation of armed conflict, when the purpose of such act, by its nature or context, is to intimidate a population, or to compel a government or an international organization to do or abstain from [carrying out] any act.