FIFA has told insidethegames it is "concerned" about the arrest of Council member Mahfuza Akhter Kiron in Bangladesh, after she was detained for allegedly defaming the country’s Prime Minister.
Amnesty International grouping urges FIFA President to ensure human rights standards if 2022 World Cup expands from Qatar
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has been asked to confirm that any country being considered as a co-host of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar complies with the governing body's new human rights standards.
The National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark (DIF) has announced a partnership with Amnesty International.
Amnesty International have claimed that Indonesian police have shot dead more than 70 people in the lead-up to the country’s hosting of the 2018 Asian Games here, criticising what it describes as an "unnecessary and excessive use of force".
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has claimed that FIFA should encourage Qatari authorities to "adopt and enforce adequate restrictions" on outdoor work to protect the lives of migrant construction workers.
Further concerns about roof safety at stadiums being built for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar have been raised following an investigation into the death of a British worker in January.
Amnesty International has claimed that the mistreatment of those working on Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup stadia is continuing after the newly refurbished Khalifa International Stadium opened.
Amnesty International accuse Brazil of missing "golden opportunity" to improve human rights during Rio 2016
Brazilian authorities have been accused of missing a "golden opportunity" to use the Olympic Games to improve their commitment to human rights.
A panel will be created by FIFA to oversee working conditions at Qatar 2022 World Cup construction sites in a bid to allay growing human rights concerns, President Gianni Infantino announced on an inspection visit to the Gulf nation.
FIFA must make tackling human rights issues one of its primary goals, according to an independent report commissioned by world football’s governing body published today.
Exclusive: IAAF promise to monitor treatment of migrant workers in Doha building stadium for 2019 World Championships after Amnesty report
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has told insidethegames it is "monitoring closely" the situation surrounding the host venue of the Doha 2019 World Athletics Championships after Amnesty International alleged migrant workers building the Khalifa International Stadium have suffered systematic abuses and, in some cases, forced labour.
Migrant workers building the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup have suffered systematic abuses and in some cases forced labour, human rights group Amnesty International has alleged in a major new report published today.
Human rights groups claim none of candidates for FIFA President committed to preventing corruption and ending abuse of workers
Campaign group Amnesty International has criticised the five candidates for the FIFA Presidency for failing to commit to a series of pledges aimed at preventing corruption and human rights abuses related to World Cup tournaments.
IOC accused of "astonishing omission" of human rights clause in Host City Contract for 2024 Olympics
Not specifically mentioning human rights in its Host City Contract for the 2024 Games was an "astonishing omission" by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), not living up to the expectations created by the Agenda 2020 reform process, they have been told today.
Amnesty International hit back at Azerbaijani Government after forced to cancel press conference on eve of Baku 2015
The Azerbaijani Government are trying to “crackdown on freedom of expression” after Amnesty International were denied entry into the country ahead of the inaugural European Games in Baku, a spokesperson for the organisation told insidethegames.