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20 January 2020

Bayern criticised over sponsorship ties to Qatar while "turning a blind eye" to migrant worker abuse

Author: Middle East Online

"Bayern Munich fans vent anger at club over Qatar's rights abuses," 17 Jan 2020...

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17 December 2019

Qatar: ILO acknowledges reforms but emphasises "many more milestones" to go in protection of migrant rights

Author: Patrick Wintour, The Guardian (UK)

The Qatari official in charge of organising the [2022 Qatar World Cup] has claimed that criticism of his country’s treatment of migrant workers will have a ripple effect that will improve regional labour standards......

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4 December 2019

Qatar: Study highlights obstacles to healthcare for male migrant workers; recommends greater employer accountability

A study published by the Centre for International and Regional Studies, Georgetown University in Qatar and World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation reviews the data single male labourers' (SML) access to healthcare...

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Article
2 December 2019

Bangladeshi female domestic workers to the Gulf abused by unscrupulous recruitment agents

Author: Nayema Nusrat, Inter Press Service

"Bangladeshi migrant female domestic workers face violence," 28 Nov 2019...

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2 December 2019

Qatar: UN expert on racism highlights discrimination, "stereotyping" and "profiling" of migrant workers

E Tendayi Achiume, UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, conducted a country visit to Qatar 21st November - 1st December 2019....

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Company response
27 November 2019

FIFA response to Telegraph article of November 2019

Author: FIFA

FIFA takes very seriously any allegations of human rights violations related to its events. When it comes to the case you refer to, FIFA has followed up with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), who confirmed again that Mercury Mena...

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27 November 2019

India: 34,000 migrant workers have died in the Gulf since 2014; activists criticise lack of protections

Responding to a parliamentary question in November 2019, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedhan disclosed that a total of 33,988 Indian migrant workers have died in the Gulf since 2014. The country with the highest number of deaths was...

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Article
22 November 2019

FIFA criticised for prioritising profit over rights; includes response

Author: Press Association News Agency

"Amnesty: Human rights play second fiddle to ‘politics and money’ at FIFA", 21 Nov 2019...

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Company response
18 November 2019

G4S responds to the exclusion decision of the Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund

“We welcomed the engagement with the Council on Ethics over the past three years and we wholeheartedly agree that migrant workers need care and support and deserve to be treated with dignity and respect at all times. We are committed to ensuring that...

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18 November 2019
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Author: Drbyos, Nouvelles du Monde

« Le fonds souverain norvégien place G4S sur la liste des risques liés aux droits humains », 14 novembre 2019...

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