Royal Windsor Horse Show condemned for Bahraini sponsorship

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Event being used by kingdom to distract from human rights abuses, complaint alleges

The UK’s largest outdoor horse show, which is patronised by the Queen, faces accusations that it is being used by the Bahraini royal family to distract from human rights abuses.

Human rights campaigners are seeking to heap pressure on the organisers of the Royal Windsor Horse Show, which announced last week that the kingdom of Bahrain was sponsoring some RWHS events.

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