Olympic games: social disasters for local populations

03/08/2016

The official opening ceremony of the Olympic Games takes place on 5th August 2016. For many years, CETIM denounces economic and social disasters caused by big sports events.

From past experiences in South Africa, Brazil, China, Argentina and England, CETIM denounces economic and social consequences for local populations resulting from major sports events.

CETIM asked Mario Campagnani, from Justiça Global, member of Comissão dos Jogos Olímpicos Rio 2016, to speak about Brazil. He explains how Brazilian get mobilized and how multinational companies are linked to human rights violations.

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