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7 April 2020

FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board publishes its fourth report

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6 April 2020

Update from FIFA on the recommendations of the FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board covering period Sep 2018 - Nov 2019

Author: FIFA

January 2020...

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30 March 2020

FIFA lawsuit (re migrant workers, Qatar)

Snapshot: In December 2016, two trade union organizations, and a Bangladeshi worker filed a lawsuit in Switzerland against FIFA. They allege FIFA’s complicity in the alleged abuse of migrant workers in Qatar. In January 2017, the Swiss courts dismisse...

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16 March 2020

USA: NBA stars & owners say they’ll cover workers’ lost wages

Author: Sopan Deb, The New York Times

Some of the N.B.A.’s biggest stars — including Zion Williamson and Giannis Antetokounmpo — and several team owners said they would help cover the lost income of everyday arena employees while the league goes dark for at least 30 days because of the...

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10 February 2020
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Author: Córdoba Deporte (España)

“Una ONG de Naciones Unidas acusa de corrupción y violación de derechos humanos a accionistas de Infinity”...

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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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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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