Soccer-Denmark will travel to Qatar without families in human rights protest - report

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Soccer-Denmark will travel to Qatar without families in human rights protest - report

Soccer-Denmark will travel to Qatar without families in human rights protest - report

(Reuters) - Denmark's players will travel to the 2022 World Cup without their families, local media reported on Tuesday, as the Danish FA (DBU) wants to minimise activity in Qatar as a protest against the country's human rights record.

"We don't want to contribute to creating profit for Qatar," DBU communications manager Jakob Hoyer told newspaper Ekstra Bladet.for the latest news you need to know.for the latest news you need to know.Leftist and ecologist mayors in those cities said the loss of immigrant workers' lives during construction of the stadia in Qatar and the energy that will be wasted to cool the sports arenas means they would not promote the Nov.

"Therefore, we have throttled down as much as possible on our travel activities."In previous (World Cup finals), the players' wives and girlfriends have travelled with the board, but as I said, we have cancelled those trips for (these finals).The UN-appointed working group noted positive measures taken by Switzerland but still voiced concerns about the prevalence of racial discrimination and highlighted several incidents following a visit to the country this year." Qatar has faced intense criticism from human rights groups and media over its treatment of migrant workers.“The World Cup presents a challenge in terms of the increased likelihood or possibilities to exploit vulnerable migrant workers and it’s all the more important to enforce the laws in place and to see more efforts to prosecute perpetrators of human trafficking,” Zeya said on Sunday during a visit to Doha.A Guardian newspaper analysis in Feb.Switzerland’s ambassador to the UN in Geneva broadly accepted the findings in comments to the council, although questioned the experts’ use of a limited number of examples to draw wider conclusions.2021 concluded 6,500 South Asian migrants had died in Qatar since 2010 and the International Labour Organisation has said Qatar is not adequately reporting worker deaths.A Guardian newspaper analysis in Feb.

Qatar's World Cup organisers, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC), have disputed the claim that"the tournament has cost thousands of people their lives".It noted efforts to raise public awareness about aspects of Swiss history, such as a petition and debate around the removal of the statue of a banker whose fortune relied on exploitation of enslaved Africans, in the canton of Neuchatel..The government has said its labour system is a work in progress, but denied a 2021 Amnesty report that thousands of migrant workers were still being exploited.Sportswear company Hummel said last week that the kit Denmark will wear at the World Cup was designed as a protest against Qatar's human rights record.Swiss playground games persist such as “Who is afraid of the Black man?”, which have a racially discriminatory effect, the experts said.Hummel said it had toned down the details on Denmark's World Cup jerseys and also released a black kit.8 million population.The DBU also reduced trips to Qatar for its board members, local media reported last week.“Switzerland agrees with your observation that racism and racial discrimination — including against people of African descent — are problems that must be tackled as a matter of urgency,” Jurg Lauber told the Geneva-based Human Rights Council today.He said that at a time when French citizens are being asked to be frugal with energy it would be"incongruous" to take part in an energy-wasting event such as an air-conditioned World Cup in a hot desert country.

Each of them may only attend one Denmark match, while no more than two board members may be present at each of their games.Denmark kick off their World Cup campaign on Nov.— Reuters Advertisement.The government has said its labour system is a work in progress, but denied a 2021 Amnesty International report that thousands of migrant workers were still being exploited.22 against Tunisia.(Reporting by Anita Kobylinska in Gdansk; Editing by Toby Davis) Article type: free.

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