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18 January 2019

Human Rights Watch's new world report explores role of businesses in abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch (USA)

World Report 2019, 17 Jan 2019...

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14 January 2019

FIFA supports campaign that led to withdrawal of Thai extradition case against refugee footballer at risk of false imprisonment in Bahrain

In November 2018, refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi was detained in Thailand during his honeymoon, after an Interpol red notice was issued for his arrest ...

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3 December 2018
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26 November 2018

Qatar: Details behind death of Nepalese worker on World Cup stadium remain unknown months later

In August 2018, 23-year-old Tej Narayan Tharu from Nepal died following a worksite accident at Al Wakrah Stadium. World Cup organisers, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, launched an investigation into the accident saying "further details...

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4 September 2018

Qatar: Labour abuse reported at World Cup sites and infrastructure projects, internal investigations underway

Author: Anchal Vohra, DW

"Is Qatar failing to deliver on its World Cup promises?", 30 August 2018...

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17 August 2018

SC Statement on incident at Al Wakrah Stadium

Author: Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy

[On] Tuesday 14 August, a 23-year-old man from Nepal lost his life while working at the Al Wakrah Stadium project site. His next of kin has been informed and the relevant Qatari and Nepali authorities have been notified. An investigation has been...

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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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