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Olympics Rio 2016

Major steps taken… but next comes accountability

Mega Sporting Event organisers have taken major steps forward recently in addressing concerns over human rights, but “implementation and accountability” will be the next hurdles. That was the clear message from Terre des Hommes General Secretary Ignacio Packer at the Peace […]

24/11/2016 / , , ,

‘The Fighter’ screened at Nuremburg Human Rights Film Festival

“Why is the IOC not taking away the Games from a city, if human rights are violated?” “Why are Mega Sporting Events going to countries which allow bad things to happen?” “Why did the TV stations in Brazil not talk […]

30/09/2016 / ,

Human and Child Rights organisations meet the IOC to report on violations during Rio 2016

Terre des Hommes, Amnesty International and Nosso Jogo Network met today with Philip French, the IOC’s Director of Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport, to report on child rights violations during the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The IOC were […]

29/09/2016 / , ,

Child rights violations at Rio Olympics exposed

Terre des Hommes has today exposed the devastating impact of the 2016 Olympic Games on thousands of children and young people in Rio. In a briefing entitled Breaking Record: Child rights violations during Rio 2016 Olympics, violations committed before and […]

29/09/2016 / , , ,

“They put us inside a van and beat us”

What really happened to children in Rio during the Olympics? Watch Helena’s story. She tells us that before and during the Games, attacks, including severe beatings, were common for children and young people living on the streets. Helena’s evidence forms part of […]

29/09/2016 / , , ,

“Our memory of the Olympics? Repression”

What really happened to children in Rio during the Olympics? Watch Monica’s story. The youth worker tells us of inhumane overcrowding in juvenile detention centres during the Games. In one crowded cell on the day of the Olympic opening ceremony, a […]

29/09/2016 / , , ,

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