French players winked in favor of human rights


France’s soccer players who will play in the World Cup in Qatar have announced donate to NGOs that act in the protection of human rights, although neither the amount nor the recipient organizations are specified.

Those summoned by Didier Deschamps This is how they respond to social pressure in France, where the alleged violations human rights practice in Qatar for the construction of world championship facilities, as well as general discrimination against LGTBI groups.

“In the turbulent context of this World Cup, we want, through this collective letter, to reinforce our commitment to respecting human rights and rejecting all forms of discrimination,” the players said in an open letter . captain of Hugo Lloris.

The internationals explained that this unspecified economic endowment will be made through the “Generation 2018” fund, created at the World Cup that year won by France and intended to finance humanitarian actions of interest to the players .

This fund is also included with the current one 26 selected by Didier Deschamps and his technical team.

“We all know that football must assume responsibilities to safeguard respect for human rights and the environment. Each of us must accept our share of responsibility,” the letter closed.

This ad will come one day after Lloris said Monday in a press conference that the French World Cup will take “an action” in favor of human rights in Qatar.

“We will do something in the next few days, no matter the time. I can’t answer now, we will let you know,” the Tottenham goalkeeper and world champion in 2018 limited himself by saying.

Source: La Verdad


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