18 January, 2021

Alms For The Killer

A damning report from London uncovers evidence on how charity outfits in the UK fund the Sangh's communal hate campaigns

Alms For The Killer
Overseas funding for the RSS is yet again raising a storm. Hindutva organisations in the UK and India have gone on the defensive after Awaaz: South Asia Watch Limited (ASAW)—a London-based watchgroup—presented evidence last week that millions of pounds collected from the British public as charity for victims of the Gujarat quake and the Orissa super-cyclone were used to fund Sangh organisations in India.

In an 80-page report—In Bad Faith? British Charity and Hindu Extremism—released in the House of Lords on February 26, just before the second anniversary of the post-Godhra Gujarat carnage, ASAW has urged the UK Charity Commission to revoke the charitable status of Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh-UK (HSS-UK), VHP-UK and Kalyan Ashram Trust-UK (KAT-UK), all part of the Sangh parivar, and act against their trustees for keeping unsuspecting British donors in the dark about their affiliations and funding of extremist RSS organisations on the...


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