British Council accused of censorship over Bahamas exhibition

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Council removed its logo from the show’s catalogue, saying its material was too political

The cultural diplomacy arm of the Foreign Office has become embroiled in controversy in the Bahamas where it has been accused of censorship and causing further damage to relations already strained by the Windrush scandal.

The British Council was served with an unprecedented rebuke by the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas (NAGB), its partner in a major exhibition this year, which said that the Council had caused “distress and disappointment” after distancing itself from an accompanying catalogue over unstated concerns about its “political” content.

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