Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on FIFA to reverse a decision that would allow Egypt to base its national football team in the Chechen capital Grozny for this summer's World Cup in Russia.

The watchdog called on the world football governing body to address the scores of severe rights abuses that occur in Chechnya on a daily basis before allowing the Egyptians to base their national team in the volatile North Caucasus.

HRW said in its statement that Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, "exert...

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