27 Apr '12, 10pm

Human rights in #Bahrain is the big loser

For companies that were involved with the Bahrain Grand Prix, the message sent was that human rights do not matter when compared to a prestigious sporting event. The common excuse given that “sports and politics don’t mix” is a failed response given that the regime in Bahrain counted on the Grand Prix to show a whitewashed version of Bahrain to the world. At a time when human rights is becoming a focal point by which companies prove that they are embracing a more ethical and socially responsible agenda, the collaboration with a vengeful regime sends a terrible signal. Bahrainis deserve better. They deserve to be part of their government, not fearful of it.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/04/bahrain-grand-prix-hu...

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