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15 February 2018

South Korea: The new Olympics human rights requirements should encourage South Korea to grant amnesty to unfairly jailed trade unionists

Author: Minky Worden, The Washington Post

"South Korea should honor its Olympics workers by releasing jailed labor leaders", 12 February 2018...

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7 February 2018
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Author: Deutsche Welle

"ФИФА признала нарушения прав человека при строительстве стадиона ЧМ-2018 в РФ", 25 мая 2018 года...

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3 January 2018
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Author: Ingo Bötig, Deutschlandfunk

Maßgeblich initiiert wurde die neue Einrichtung für Sport und Menschenrechte von der Regierung der Schweiz... Unhaltbare Zustände auf Baustellen für internationale Sportveranstaltungen. Menschenunwürdige Arbeitsbedingungen. Zwangsumsiedlungen von...

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12 December 2017

Multistakeholder coalition on mega-sporting events & human rights to launch independent Centre for Sports and Human Rights in 2018

[T]he planned Centre will be the first of its kind, aimed at helping build a world of sport that protects, respects, and upholds the human rights of athletes, workers, communities, children, fans, volunteers, and the press. The Centre plans are backed...

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23 October 2017

Human rights impacts of Japan's Technical Intern Training Programme explored in new analysis

In October 2017, the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) released a report to promote international awareness of Japan’s Technical Intern Training Programme (TITP) and its impacts.  The report provides detailed information about TITP and...

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1 October 2017

Human Rights Watch urges Qatar & FIFA 2022 World Cup Organisers to reform heat protection regulations for migrant construction workers; includes FIFA response & Supreme Committee statement

In September 2017, Human Rights Watch (HRW) published a report calling on the Qatari government to adopt and enforce laws to protect migrant construction workers from fatal heat-related illnesses. HRW also urged FIFA and national football associations...

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23 August 2017

Qatar 2022 World Cup: Migrant Worker Fatality Tracker

This dataset tracks - on an ongoing basis - public reports of individual migrant worker deaths linked to the 2022 Qatar World Cup. The dataset relies on information published in media reports and on the Supreme Comittee for Deliver & Legacy's...

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11 August 2017
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Author: Спортивный канал Znak.com

"The Guardian: рабочие из Северной Кореи строили стадион «Зенит Арена» в ужасных условиях", 26 мая 2017 года...

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17 July 2017

World Players Association releases players' rights policy based on UN Guiding Principles

On July 13th 2017, the World Players Association, a union bringing together 85,000 players across professional sports including football, cricket, rugby, hockey, basketball and baseball through more than 100 player associations in over 60 countries,...

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30 June 2017

A crisis in global civil society: mobilising the private sector to achieve our goals

Author: Alex Farrow, consultant at NCVO Charities Evaluation Services

This year’s [CIVICUS'] State of Civil Society Report has launched with the declaration that we are undergoing a ‘global civic space emergency’...This year’s report focuses on how civil society and the private sector can work closely together. [In it]...

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