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9 July 2014

The Parking Lot - Impact of the 2014 Brazil World Cup

From the time he was a little boy, Felipe (15yrs) wanted to be a professional soccer player. When the 2014 World Cup™ was announced, Felipe was excited to see his heroes playing in his own hometown. Felipe's family lived close to Rio de Janeiro's...

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3 July 2014
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Author: Marcela Belchior, Adital (Brasil)

"Desmovilización de las protestas no desanima a movimientos, que ya articulan acciones pos Copa" - Julio 3 2014...

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11 June 2014

Mary Robinson & John Ruggie open letter to FIFA's President Sepp Blatter

Author: Mary Robinson & John Ruggie, Institute for Human Rights and Business

"Mary Robinson & John Ruggie open letter on behalf of Institute for Human Rights and Business to FIFA's President Sepp Blatter", 11June 2014...

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29 May 2014
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Author: Agência Brasil

Entidades representativas de trabalhadores enviaram carta aberta à...[FIFA repudiando]...a escolha do McDonald's como patrocinador oficial da Copa do Mundo...pedem a exclusão da rede da lista de patrocinadores do evento, pois entendem que a empresa...

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27 May 2014

Mega-Sporting Events

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

www.megasportingevents.org is now online - a new IHRB resource addressing human rights risks associated with major events & emerging good practices. Mega-Sporting Events (MSEs) offer a unique opportunity to spark human rights change for the better...

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1 April 2014

Brazil: One more worker dies during construction of 2014 World Cup venue; company comments on accident

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1 April 2014

Construction halted at World Cup stadium marked by recent worker death [Brazil]

Author: AP

…Labor officials are halting construction in part of the World Cup stadium where a worker died this weekend…Fast Engenharia, the construction company in charge of the temporary seats, said in a statement that it received the notification from Sao...

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25 March 2014

Brazilian club fined $21,000 for fans' racism

Author: AP

…A sports tribunal has fined Brazilian club Mogi Mirim $21,000 because its fans racially abused an opposing player in a…championship match this month…fans… called Santos midfielder Arouca a "monkey" while he was being interviewed after a…match…[and]...

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25 March 2014

Brazilian football clubs fined for allegations of racism by fans

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19 March 2014
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O Centro de Informação sobre Empresas e Direitos Humanos convidou a FIFA para responder sobre itens que tratam de preocupações sobre o papel da FIFA em abusos de direitos humanos no Brasil, nos preparativos para a Copa do Mundo da FIFA de 2014. Para l...

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