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18 December 2018

UN Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders' global survey highlights role of cos. in attacks in several countries

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders (Switzerland)

"World report on the situation of human rights defenders", 17 Dec 2017...

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11 December 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin - Issue 29, December 2018

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Welcome to our Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin -- highlighting a specific topic each quarter, as well as key developments in corporate legal accountability......

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3 December 2018

Construction firm Vinci faces new complaint filed in France over alleged abuse of migrant workers' rights in Qatar; co. responds

On 22 November 2018, Sherpa, the Comité contre l’Esclavage Moderne (CCEM) and six former Indian and Nepalese workers filed a complaint against construction firm Vinci and its Qatar subsidiary. The complaint alleges abuse of the rights of migrant...

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3 December 2018
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28 November 2018
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Author: Vinci

Vinci a pris connaissance de l'inititative récente de Sherpa de déposer une nouvelle plainte portant sur les conditions de travail sur ses chantiers au Qatar. Vinci réfute, hier comme aujourd'hui, ces allégations......

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26 November 2018

FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board publishes its second report

Author: FIFA

FIFA published the second report of its Human Rights Advisory Board, a group of eight independent experts from the United Nations, trade unions, civil society and FIFA sponsors who provide advice and recommendations to FIFA on how to strengthen the...

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26 November 2018

Qatar: Details behind death of Nepalese worker on World Cup stadium remain unknown months later

In August 2018, 23-year-old Tej Narayan Tharu from Nepal died following a worksite accident at Al Wakrah Stadium. World Cup organisers, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, launched an investigation into the accident saying "further details...

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26 November 2018

The Guardian: World Cup construction workers in Qatar struggle with low pay

Author: David Conn, The Guardian (UK)

"Qatar 2022: £40 a week to build the World Cup stadiums", 21 November 2018...

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31 October 2018

Migrant workers at Kempinski hotel in Qatar allegedly at risk of forced labour and debt bondage, Kempinski launches investigation

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25 October 2018

FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board conducts site visit to Qatar; highlights progress & ongoing challenges

Author: FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board

"Update Statement by FIFA’s Human Rights Advisory Board Following the Board’s Fourth Biannual Meeting", Oct 2018...

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