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29 October 2019

Fifa criticized by human rights organisations for letting China host Club World Cup

Author: Paul MacInnes, The Guardian

“Fifa under fire after announcing China will host 24-team Club World Cup”, 24 October 2019...

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21 October 2019

China reportedly asks Daryl Morey to be fired, but NBA Commissioner says "no chance that's happening"

Author: NBC News

“China asked NBA to fire Houston's Morey, commissioner says: We said 'no chance'”, 18 Oct 2019...

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21 October 2019

NBA Commissioner defends free speech amidst controversies over tweet supporting Hong Kong protests

In October 2019, Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets, expressed his support for the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong on Twitter. After Morey’s tweet was published, NBA said as an initial response in a statement that it recognized...

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9 October 2019

NBA Commissioner defends freedom of expression while China halts broadcast of preseason games

Author: CNN Business

"China won't show NBA preseason games as backlash over Hong Kong tweet grows", 8 Oct 2019...

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30 September 2019
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Author: Deutscher Fußball-Bund

"Bekenntnis zu Menschenrechte in Satzung", 27. September 2019...

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1 July 2019

FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board publishes its third report

Author: FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board

May 2019...

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11 June 2019

Undercover investigation reports range of abuses against migrant workers in Qatar, includes comments from FIFA

An undercover investigation on labour conditions in Qatar has, for the first time, prompted FIFA to admit violations of worker standards on World Cup projects. A Deutsche Welle report on the investigation says that “FIFA have promised to investigate...

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6 May 2019

FIFA to hold talks with human rights groups on risks associated with possible 2022 World Cup expansion

Author: Rob Harris, AP news

“FIFA to hold human rights talks on 2022 World Cup expansion”, 27th April 2019...

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Report
29 April 2019

Annual External Compliance Report of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy's Workers' Welfare Standards

Author: Impactt Limited (UK)

The average overall initial audit compliance rate across the 24 contractors audited in 2018 was 75%. By the time of the follow-up audits, scores increased to 89% overall. During initial audits, average compliance was high in the areas of personal...

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17 March 2019

Expanding 2022 World Cup to other Gulf countries carries human & labour rights risks, warn rights groups

In 2010 the news that Qatar had succeeded in its bid to host the 2022 World Cup was greeted with dismay by human rights NGOs and activists, concerned over the country’s poor record on labour rights and civic freedoms. Concerning reports of poor working...

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