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Even at home have the filter around the Norwegian eksepsjonalisme begun to crack, some 15.000 demonstrators who defied smittevernloven became the symbol of. Unfortunately, this commitment has been trivialisert of a debate about statues and historical revisjonisme.
To remove the statues will not do anything to change the institutions that perpetuate the systemic racism-skinned is experiencing today. Therefore, one should will also put the spotlight on what actions we can do which will actually have a concrete effect, now and in the future. A complete cancellation of the football world cup in Qatar is a such a measure.
the world CHAMPIONSHIP in Qatar is one of the best examples of systemic racism in our time. The workers who are building the infrastructure and facilities for the world cup live and work under the slaveliknende conditions.QATAR: Authorities in the country have received criticism for lack of safety on construction sites where the stadiums of the football world cup in 2022 to be built. Photo: Magnus Aabech / NTB scanpix Show more
According to a survey conducted by the International Trade Union Confederation estimated that these conditions will mean that over 4000 workers will die before the first ball goes in the goal in 2022.
the Workers are mainly poor people from India, Nepal and the Philippines who die for that white, pengesterke people should be able to see a ball kicked around on a grass area. Seemingly without any samvittighetskvaler for the menneskelivene that has been lost to the benefit of their entertainment.
the Statues now face criticism is etterlevninger of a time when the racist fabric had zero consequence for their chance to be immortalized as symbols of national pride. In our time we can show that racism is a diskvalifiserende factor.
cost estimates show that the world cup in 2022 will cost $ 220 billion, or around 2,000 billion.Supports the world cup-boycott
About the VM needs to be cancelled as a result of the fact that member countries draw their respective national teams to participate, it will send a powerful signal to FIFA and Qatar that the system they have established is no longer accepted. A lost investment equivalent to 1/5 of the Norwegian its oil wealth will add powerful guidelines for how the world CHAMPIONSHIPS, european championships, OLYMPIC games and other major international events to be organized in the future.
But what can tiny Norway do in the big picture? Quite a lot actually.
In 2018 got fotballpresident Terje Svendsen awarded NISOs hederspris for the campaign "Give racism the red card", which shows that the president takes individual racism seriously.
the Norwegian football association have now the opportunity to draw Norway's world cup-participation and thus show that the NFF also takes away from systemic racism. That will send a powerful signal to FIFA and other stakeholders who exploits a racial system for economic gain that time where this was an acceptable business model is over.
Furthermore, can the Parliament adopt the ban on the sale of tickets to the world cup for Norwegian actors, as well as prevent the Norwegian debit card used to buy tickets with foreign actors.
But most importantly must each of us take the important conversation with our fotballfrelste friends and family members about why a complete boycott of the world cup in 2022 is essential to delegitimere a system that profit from the oppression of non-white people.the Workers on the world cup-the plant: - to sit in jail You can submit your article and opinion piece in Dagbladet here
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