Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Britain's Comic Relief Charity Event Provides for Extremist Groups

    Every year, the charity Comic Relief organizes the leading fundraising event in Britain. Some of the vast sums it raises, however, end up in the bank accounts of politicized groups with extremist agendas.

Every year since 1985, the British charity Comic Relief has held a high-profile fundraising telethon called Red Nose Day. Since its creation, Comic Relief has raised £800 million from mass public donations and corporate sponsors, which has gone to over 15,000 different charitable projects based both in the UK and abroad. On 15th March, the 2013 Red Nose Day telethon will distribute more millions of pounds. Does all this money go to reputable causes?

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