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28 September 2018

Clarification statement to stakeholders by FIFA regarding the Amnesty International publication of 25 September 2018 involving a company operating in Qatar

Author: FIFA

On 25 September 2018, Amnesty International published a press statement and short report documenting labour rights abuses of workers employed for an engineering company, which works on a construction site in Qatar. The report describes serious...

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13 September 2018

Commentary : FIFA and the IOC's reporting tools can help provide an avenue for human rights complaints

Author: Daniela Heerdt, Rights as Usual

"FIFA and the IOC’s Human Rights Reporting Tools – a Flower in the Remedy Bouquet", 9 September 2018...

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29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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16 August 2018

FIFA issues clarification on reported changes to its Code of Ethics, including addition of defamation as an offense

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13 August 2018

FIFA statement on the procedures involving the four activists who invaded the pitch at the 2018 FIFA World Cup final match

FIFA has been closely following the developments in relation to the four activists who entered the pitch at the 2018 FIFA World Cup final match between the French and Croatian national teams and caused a halt to the game....

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17 July 2018

Russia: Pussy Riot protestors arrested for World Cup pitch demonstration; FIFA issues public statement

Related items: FIFA launched complaints mechanism & statement to support human rights defenders & press freedom; UN endorses move FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board releases update on advice to FIFA on the World Cup 2018 and 2026 Bid Evaluation

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25 June 2018
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Author: SWI

“¿Quién ganará la Copa? Según estadísticas…” -19 de junio de 2018...

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5 June 2018

FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board releases update on advice to FIFA on the World Cup 2018 and 2026 Bid Evaluation

Author: FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board

"Update Statement from the FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board, May 2018"...

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29 May 2018

FIFA launches initiatives to support human rights defenders & press freedom

Author: Fédération Internationale de Football Association - FIFA (Switzerland)

"FIFA launches complaints mechanism for human rights defenders and journalists", 29 May 2018...

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16 May 2018

Commentary: FIFA & 2026 World Cup winning bidder need to implement human rights standards to prevent digital & labour rights abuses

Author: Peter Micek, OpenGlobalRights

"FIFA 2018: digital rights are (finally) playable," 16 May 2018...

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