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19 March 2014

Brazil: Civil society accuses FIFA of human rights abuses in Brazil related to the preparation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup

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19 March 2014
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12 February 2014

Qatar introduces higher standards for welfare of World Cup migrant workers

Author: Owen Gibson, Footytube

The organising committee for the Qatar 2022 World Cup has promised that contractors who build its stadiums will be held to high standards on the welfare of migrant workers, in the wake of trenchant and sustained criticism. But the promises, made in...

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11 February 2014

Qatar World Cup Workers’ Standards: no legal enforcement, no worker rights

Author: Intl. Trade Union Confederation

“Forced labour continues in Qatar...with no workers’ rights. No migrant worker can be protected by any safety standard unless they have the right to collectively speak out about wages and conditions at work,” said Sharan Burrow, General Secretary,...

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3 February 2014

Qatar’s Sports-Focused Public Diplomacy Backfires – Analysis

Author: Eurasia review.com

A perceived lack of real progress in the improvement of conditions for foreign labour, aggravated by a Qatari reluctance to engage in public debate beyond platitudes, is undermining the soft power goals underlying the Gulf state’s sports strategy....

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30 January 2014

Qatar gets 14 days to send labour report to FIFA

Author: Brian Homewood, Reuters

Qatar has been given two weeks to provide a report to FIFA on how it has improved working conditions for labourers in the 2022 World Cup host nation. "FIFA expects to receive information on the specific steps that Qatar has taken since president Sepp...

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21 January 2014
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Author: Reuters

La FIFA le dijo a funcionarios de Curitiba que tienen hasta el 18 de febrero para probar que pueden finalizar el estadio Arena de Baixada a tiempo para el Mundial Brasil 2014, ya que en caso contrario la ciudad podría quedar excluida del torneo…Sin...

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11 December 2013

10 companies with "worst corporate social responsibility records" nominated for 2014 Public Eye Awards

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the nominated companies to respond. Responses & non-responses provided]. The annual "Public Eye Awards", cordinated by Greenpeace Switzerland & Berne Declaration, are for companies with the ...

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11 December 2013
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10 December 2013

FIFA World Cup and rainforest plants: an Amazon Indian in London speaks out [Brazil]

Author: Survival International

Nixiwaka Yawanawá, a Yawanawá Indian from the Brazilian Amazon, came to London to learn English and in 2013 joined Survival International to speak out for indigenous rights. Nixiwaka plans to raise awareness of the threats to Amazon Indians ahead of...

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