News about the Play Fair 2008 Campaign
Indian PF08 Supporters Host Workers' Organizers Exchange
Monday, 18 August 2008

ImageThe Center for Education and Communication (CEC) in India organized an event to better engage sportswear workers in the Play Fair 2008 campaign: a Workers’ Organisers Exchange Programme. This exchange brought together workers' organisers from across Asia to share organizing experiences and discuss strategies. The event was held August 13-18 at various locations in India.


Thousands mobilized at Esperanzah! festival, Belgium
Monday, 04 August 2008

ImageRepresentatives of J.O. Propres, the 15-organization coalition running the Play Fair 2008 campaign in French-speaking Belgium, were out in full force at the Esperanzah world music festival August 1-3 in Abbaye de Floreffe, Belgium. Over 8,000 people signed onto a Play Fair petition directed at the Belgian Olympic Committee, while supporters took part in a simulated 12,000 KM bicycle race to Beijing and experienced the production of Olympic flags in a sweatshop.

Olympics: IOC Inaction on Labour Rights Shameful
Sunday, 03 August 2008

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International mobilization in 35 countries calls for positive action to clean up Olympic supply chains

3 August 2008, Hong Kong – Campaigners in Hong Kong, backed by the Play Fair 2008 global coalition, have today confronted the International Olympic Committee for its failure to act on widespread exploitation of workers in the manufacture of Olympics-branded products.

Play Fair Activities Across Spain in July
Friday, 01 August 2008

ImageDuring July Play Fair supporters organized activities throughout Spain, including in Barcelona, Bilbao, Zaragoza and Pamplona, to bring the 2008 campaign in that country to a close.

Road Map for IOC Action on Workers’ Rights
Wednesday, 16 July 2008

Key Elements – Road Map for IOC Action on Workers’ Rights in Production of Olympics Merchandise

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