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What’s in the media

A selection of articles published in the media on the issue of child protection before, during and after Mega Sporting Events

22/08/2016

Finanzprobleme Paralympics - Steuerzahler füllt leere Kassen

Financial problems for the Paralympics – Rio’s taxpayers to fill the empty coffers – Finanzprobleme Paralympics – Steuerzahler füllt leere KassenDas Olympia-Organisationskomitee Rio2016 wird umgerechnet 55 Millionen Euro öffentliche Mittel bekommen, um die Paralympischen Spiele zu bezahlen. Darüber hatte es viel Streit gegeben. Denn das OK hatte zuvor versprochen, keine Steuergelder in die Organisation zu stecken. Per Gericht sind staatliche Mittel nun freigegeben und ein weiteres Olympia-Versprechen ist gebrochen.http://www.deutschlandfunk.de/finanzprobleme-paralympics-steuerzahler-fuellt-leere-kassen.1346.de.html?dram:article_id=363635

20/08/2016

Kampagne "Children Win" - Kampf ums Bleiberecht

“Fight to stay” – Marianne Meier interview with Deutschland-Radio Kultur ¦ Kampagne “Children Win” – Kampf ums Bleiberecht – podcast in GermanDie Kampagne Children Win will Zwangsumsiedlungen im Zuge von sportlichen Großveranstaltungen verhindern. Projektmanagerin Marianne Meier erzählt im Interview, warum sie schon jetzt die Olympischen Spiele 2024 ins Visier nimmt.http://www.deutschlandradiokultur.de/kampagne-children-win-kampf-ums-bleiberecht.966.de.html?dram:article_id=362390

07/08/2016

the guardian

Olympic Games 2016: how Rio missed the gold medal for human rights | Sport | The GuardianFor Amnesty, Brazil the first Olympics in South America are already a bitter disappointment in terms of the promises made when Rio won the 2016 Games bidhttps://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/aug/02/olympic-games-2016-rio-human-rights#img-1

02/08/2016

The human cost of staging Rio 2016 Olympics is a dark story | Olympics | Sport | London Evening StandardThe dates are etched on the minds of two Rio de Janeiro residents for very different reasons. For one, it was the day her home was bulldozed to make way for the Olympic Park. For another, it was the day her son was shot in the back by a police officer and killed. In spite of all the carnival atmosphere taking over the city over the next two and a bit weeks, there are those whose lives have been irrevocably changed by Rio’s desire to become a sporting hub by hosting the World Cup and the Olympics in the space of just two years.http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/sport-olympics/the-human-cost-of-staging-rio-2016-olympics-is-a-dark-story-a3309931.html#gallery

02/08/2016

The Fighter: Rio’s Vila Autódromo Favela Fights Olympic Bulldozers [FILM REVIEW] | RioOnWatchDocumentary film The Fighter tells the story of Vila Autódromo, the favela that borders the Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca in the West Zone of Rio de Janeiro, through the eyes of 12-year-old Naomy…http://www.rioonwatch.org/?p=31067

29/07/2016

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