Not just Qatar – against the backdrop of the World Cup, UK counterparts are attacking the Gulf states over human rights

Belgium fans wear One Love shirts during the Group F match of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 … [+] Belgium and Canada at Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium November 23, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo: Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images) Getty Images Bahraini human rights activists welcomed a promise by a UK government minister … Read more

Enes Kanter says Nike is ‘afraid to speak out’ against China and wears ‘Modern Day Slavery’ shoes in protest of treatment of Uighurs

CNN – NBA star Ennis Kanter has doubled down on his criticism of China and called on Nike to do more to fight injustice in the country. The Boston Celtics center, who has been outspoken about the treatment of minorities in China, wore custom shoes in its team’s win over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday … Read more

Ennis Kanter’s freedom allows itself to be used

tHe’s an NBA player Enes Freedom shows the danger of attracting the wrong kind of supporters. The 29-year-old Boston Celtics center, formerly known as Ennis Kanter, earned a new nickname when he became an All-American on Monday. For months, he has been an outspoken critic of the Chinese government for its many human rights abuses … Read more

The political awakening of Anis Kanter’s freedom

Enes Kanter Freedom, a center for the Boston Celtics, played in the NBA for a decade, but it was his off-court antics that got him the most attention. Born in Switzerland and raised in Turkey, he is an outspoken opponent of the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and a supporter of the Turkish scholar Fethullah … Read more

Germany v Japan: German players cover their mouths to protest FIFA’s crackdown on freedom of expression in ‘OneLove’ armband row

CNN – It was a moment so brief that thousands of fans inside Khalifa International Stadium on Wednesday could easily have missed it. But a moment, the time it took for the paparazzi crowded in front of the German World Cup team to snap a photo, was all it took for the four-time winners to … Read more

World Cup 2022: What fans can’t do in Qatar

CNN – After years of anticipation – and controversy – since Qatar won the World Cup, the tournament finally kicked off on Sunday in Doha. Even before kicking the ball, some sore spots appeared. Despite years of planning, just two days before the start of the tournament, Qatar announced a ban on alcoholic beer in … Read more

Tense standoff between FIFA captains and Qatar World Cup soccer team over unauthorized ‘One Love’ badges

FIFA tried to end a standoff with European teams over unauthorized captain armbands for an anti-discrimination campaign that drew attention to Qatar in a tense meeting at the World Cup. the main points: The World Cup rules state that captains must wear a armband provided by FIFA A controversy over the “One Love” badge first … Read more

Gianni Infantino: The explosive rhetoric from the FIFA President threatens to overshadow the opening match of the World Cup

Doha, Qatar CNN – The World Cup finals began on Sunday after 12 years of questions and criticism of the tournament being held in Qatar. But even though the opening kick-off is just hours away, football itself is still overshadowed by things off the pitch. FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s extraordinary tirade against Western critics of … Read more

Opening Ceremony Live Updates, Artists, Singers, Starting Time, How to Watch, Latest News, BTS Jungkook

Many international stars refused to participate in the opening ceremony of the World Cup in Qatar, and with the passage of hours, it is still not clear who will participate. Tune in live from 1:30 AM EST! The most likely appearance is Jungkook of K-pop megastars BTS, who was rumored to have already arrived in … Read more

US official warns of efforts to counter crackdown on forced labor

Attempts to challenge a law aimed at cracking down on the use of forced labor in China’s Xinjiang region will not succeed, a senior US official said, adding that the government has launched a wide net in its pursuit of offending goods. Robert Silvers, Under Secretary for Homeland Security at the Department of Homeland Security, … Read more