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BIG SPORT EVENTS

HUMAN RIGHTS

THE OLYMPIC GAMES: 2016: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 2018: Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea. 2020: Tokyo, Japan. 2022: Beijing, China. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: ATHLETICS: 2015: China. 2017: England. 2019: Qatar. 2021: USA. CYCLING ROAD: 2015: USA. 2016: Qatar. 2017: Norway. FOOTBALL MEN: 2018: Russia. 2022: Qatar. ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS: 2015: Scotland. 2017: Canada. 2018: Qatar. SWIMMING LONG COURSE: 2015: Russia. 2017: Hungary. 2019: Republic of Korea. Sources: IOC and the International Sports Federations.

BRAZIL: Democracy plagued with political corruption, economic crisis and poverty. At least 20,000 people have been forced out of their homes in the Favelas before the Olympics in Rio. Other issues: Police brutality, torture in prisons, lack of freedom of expression, discrimination against sexual minorities, forced and child labour and so on. Check out: http://www.rioonwatch.org/ CHINA: Dictatorship – and systematically curbs fundamental human rights, including freedom of expression, association, assembly, religion and so on. Check out: https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/wr2015_web. pdf QATAR: Dictatorship – violates systematically all fundamental human rights,and characterized by modern slavery. Check out: http://www.amnestyusa.org/sites/default/files/ mde220102013eng.pdf RUSSIA: Democracy – violates systematically all fundamental human rights, including occupation of Crimea and support to insurgents in eastern Ukraine. Check out: https://www.hrw.org/report/2015/06/18/invisible-war/ russias-abusive-response-dagestan-insurgency

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Sport Executive August 15  

Sport Executive er et gratis magasin på nettet om sport. Sport er den hurtigst voksende branche i dette årtusinde – såvel i Danmark som worl...

Sport Executive August 15  

Sport Executive er et gratis magasin på nettet om sport. Sport er den hurtigst voksende branche i dette årtusinde – såvel i Danmark som worl...

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