Workers in Qatar are working & dying in modern slavery to bring us the 2022 World Cup. Call on FIFA to help end the exploitation of workers in Qatar.
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,…
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 billion on stadiums and other World Cup projects. Thousands of extra workers will be needed for these huge building projects over the next ten years.
We want people to know about the problems facing workers in Qatar, where more people will die building the World Cup infrastructure than will play in the World Cup.
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