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

Fill Al-Rayyan Stadium in Doha

1.2 million workers in Qatar are prohibited from joining a trade union, in violation of international rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining. 94% of working people in Qatar are migrant workers, with no rights at work. Qatar controversially won the bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, and plans to spend over $100 …