Qatar 2022 World Cup: Labour abuse

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Qatar 2022 World Cup: Labour abuse

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Amnesty International has urged world football’s governing body FIFA to put an end to the exploitation of migrant workers employed to build the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

In a report published Sunday, the human rights group warned that workers are currently exposed to “non-payment of wages, harsh and dangerous working conditions and shocking standards of accommodation”.

According to reports, Qatar plans to spend about 100 billion euros to build stadiums, roads, railways and other infrastructure before it hosts the main event in 2022.