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16 April 2015

Formula One commits to human rights due diligence in Bahrain following NGO complaint to UK OECD Natl. Contact Point

"'ADHRB, Formula One Reach Agreement on Human Rights Framework for Bahrain", 10 Apr 2015...

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1 April 2015

USA: Indiana law allows discrimination on "religious" grounds - Arkansas considers similar law, many companies oppose both

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9 February 2015

Bahrain: Calls to stop Bahrain F1 “blood race”

Author: Voice of Bahrain

"Saudi monarch death ends his bleak reign; calls to stop Bahrain F1 “blood race”, 28 Jan 2015...

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17 November 2013

Russia: Olympic sponsors muted on Sochi abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch

Leading corporate sponsors of the Olympics have yet to speak out strongly against the rights abuses linked to the preparations for the Sochi Winter Games, to be hosted by Russia in February 2014...Minky Worden... Human Rights Watch [said] “Sponsors...

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14 November 2013

[PDF] EU-Russia Civil Society Forum demands an end to persecution of ecological activists in the host region of the Winter Olympics 2014

Author: EU-Russia Civil Society Forum

...Dmitrii Shevchenko, the deputy coordinator of a member organisation of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, “Ecological Watch in the North Caucasus” (EcoWatch), was detained at Krasnodar airport...The activist was kept in the police station in the...

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6 November 2013

Russia: Human rights abuses related to 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Russia will host the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, 7-23 February. Construction in preparation for the Olympics involves the building of sports venues, hotels, roads, telecommunications systems, transportation hubs, and other major infrastructure...

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2 September 2012

Rally cancelled over tragedy [Czech Republic] [scroll down]

Author: Radio Prague

The [Barum] Czech Rally Zlín, part of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, was cancelled...after a spectator was killed and another injured after a crash on stage 13. Václav Kopáček and Tomáš Singer’s Subaru flew off the road and collided with the...

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3 March 2010

UAE camel racers defy ban on child jockeys

Author: Simeon Kerr, Financial Times

Camel racers in the United Arab Emirates are still using 10-year-old boys as jockeys in defiance of a law designed to stamp out the practice, an international campaign group has said. Anti-Slavery International found boy jockeys, some as young as 10,...

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12 January 2009

Kyivskyj ipodrom did not respond to: Ukrainian Trade Union Federation lists companies that have not paid employees' salaries - list includes Kyivskyj ipodrom.

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12 January 2009

[DOC] Unpaid salaries: Adaptation by business to economic crisis or absence of political will? [Ukraine]

Author: Ukrainian Trade Union Federation

[Original article in Ukrainian; title translation, and following summary of the article's key points, provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre] During the last three months, unpaid salaries have significantly increased in Ukraine. On 1...

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