Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has indicated the Government will not intervene in the proposed Saudi Arabia-led takeover of Newcastle.
Tag: Amnesty International
Amnesty International has written to the Premier League saying it “risks becoming a patsy” unless it takes a serious look at Saudi Arabia’s human rights record with regard to the takeover of Newcastle.
Saudi Arabia will again be the venue for a showpiece sport event as Jeddah plays host to the Spanish Super Cup.
Arsenal have been urged not to “buckle under the pressure” from China and stifle Mesut Ozil’s right to free expression.
Human rights continue to play second fiddle to “politics and money” at FIFA, according to Amnesty International.
China should not be allowed to “sportswash” its reputation by hosting prestigious events like the Club World Cup, Amnesty International has said.
Amnesty International has increased the pressure on European football’s governing body UEFA by saying Azerbaijan must not be allowed to “sportswash its appalling human rights record” by staging high-profile football matches.
Chelsea Women and England defender Anita Asante has backed Raheem Sterling’s call for greater sanctions for racism and more diversity in senior positions within the national game.