Qatar: Take Urgent Action to Protect Construction Workers | Human Rights Watch

Qatari authorities should adopt and enforce adequate restrictions on outdoor work to protect the lives of migrant construction workers who are at risk from working in the country’s intense heat and humidity, Human Rights Watch said today. Source: Qatar: Take Urgent Action to Protect Construction Workers | Human Rights Watch

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Qatar detains journalists critical of FIFA

The Qatari government arrested and detained a group of German journalists who were working on a documentary about FIFA’s controversial decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, those journalists said Monday. Those journalists also claim the authorities erased and destroyed their material before letting them go. "We got arrested in Qatar,... Source: http://www.politico.com

As World Cup Fever Begins, BSF Jawans Take to the Pitch at the Border

As India and Pakistan break ice over cricket, with PM Narendra Modi calling his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on Thursday to wish him luck for the World Cup, at the border, jawans of the Border Security Force (BSF) have also decided to take it to the pitch.Source: http://www.ndtv.comSee on Scoop.it - The Scoreline Diminishes