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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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13 January 2020

International coalition urges Amaury Sport Organisation to adopt human rights policy ahead of Saudi-hosted Dakar Rally

Ahead of the 2020 Dakar Rally, hosted in Saudi Arabia 5-17 January, a coalition of 13 international human rights organisations wrote jointly to organiser Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) urging them to speak out about human rights abuses in the host...

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17 December 2019

Qatar: Liverpool FC expresses concern over migrant worker deaths ahead of Club World Cup; FIFA responded

Liverpool Football Club have set out their position regarding well-documented abuses of migrant workers' rights and deaths in Qatar. The statement from Liverpool CEO Peter Moore comes as the team prepare to play in Fifa's Club World Cup, hosted by the...

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10 December 2019

US lawmakers urge IOC to speed up implementation of agenda requiring host cities to protect rights ahead of Beijing Winter Games

Author: Radio Free Asia (US)

“US Lawmakers Urge Olympic Committee to Ensure Rights Protections Ahead of Beijing Winter Games”, 6 December 2019...

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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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18 November 2019

Adidas explains 'robot' manufacturing shift from Germany & United States to Asia as 'more economic & flexible'

Author: Reuters, New York Post

"American robots lose jobs to Asian robots as Adidas shifts manufacturing ", 11 November 2019...

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7 November 2019

Qatar: Liverpool FC declines FIFA's offer to stay in Kempinski hotel citing ethical concerns; includes FIFA comments

Ahead of the Club World Cup 2019 finals, to be held in Qatar in December, Liverpool Football Club has declined FIFA's offer of the luxury Marsa Malaz Kempinski due to ethical concerns....

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4 November 2019

Dutch football club Ajax under fire for Qatar training camp; includes company comments

Author: Dutch News

"Human rights groups call on Ajax shareholders to question trip to Qatar," 30 Oct 2019...

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28 October 2019

Bahrain: F1 performs U-turn on human rights abuses to raise issue of detained activist with government; includes company comments

Author: Maya Oppenheim, The Independent (UK)

"Formula One pledges to raise 'rape and torture' of jailed activist with Bahraini authorities but refuses to bin race," 27 Oct 2019...

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22 October 2019
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Author: Mathilda Hautbois, Slate

"Au Qatar, les travailleurs immigrés meurent sous les coups de chaleur", 4 Octobre 2019...

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