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Regulator says it is 'robustly examining' charities that made payments to advocacy group Cage

2 Mar 2015 | Emily Corfe
Tags: Terrorism

The Charity Commission confirmed that two charities are under investigation for previously funding the advocacy group, Cage, which has been criticised for making supportive comments about the Islamic State killer nicknamed 'Jihadi John'.

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Regulator says it is 'robustly examining' charities that made payments to advocacy group Cage

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It seems to be a rather British trait that we often don't tell people how much we value and appreciate them until after they've died - I'm so glad that I had the opportunity to celebrate Dan's successes with him at the 200th anniversary celebrations and that he was properly acknowledged by all at the Charity Awards 2014. RIP Dan - you'll be missed.

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