Urgent Action Required from FIFA to Change Course and Show its Human Rights Commitments are Still in ForceContinue reading “SRA STATEMENT – FIFA: FIRST WEEK OF WORLD CUP PROVES WORST FEARS”
(Nyon, Switzerland, 7th June, 2022) — The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) progress update released on May 20, 2022 is an important step towards adopting a desperately needed human rights strategic framework, the Sport & Rights Alliance said today.Continue reading “SRA STATEMENT ON IOC & HUMAN RIGHTS”
Ahead of next year’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar, human rights organisation Amnesty International has published a report on the state of migrant worker’s rights in the country.Continue reading “AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHES NEW REPORT ON MIGRANT WORKER’S RIGHTS IN QATAR”
(Nyon, Switzerland, 8 June, 2021) — The Belarusian authorities should immediately drop all criminal charges against Aliaksandra Herasimenia and Aliaksandr Apeikin, chair and executive director of the Belarusian Sport Solidarity Foundation (BSSF), the Sport & Rights Alliance said today.Continue reading “SRA CALLS FOR BELARUS TO DROP CHARGES AGAINST SPORTS GROUP FOUNDERS”
By Gigi Alford
The Sport and Rights Alliance (SRA) was formed in 2015 by NGOs and trade unions committed to working together to embed human rights and anti-corruption across world sport.Continue reading “THE SPORT AND RIGHTS ALLIANCE & FOOTBALL FANS”
In light of the ongoing wave of anti-regime protests in Belarus, Football Supporters Europe (FSE) recently spoke to Ingo Petz. Ingo is an FSE staff member, freelance journalist, founder of Fankurve Ost, and an expert on Belarusian politics and civil society.
We discussed the origins of the protests, their relationship to football, and the involvement of fans.Continue reading “INTERVIEW: INGO PETZ ON FOOTBALL & THE BELARUS PROTESTS”