HRW: World Cup workers face abuse in Qatar

 HRW: World Cup workers face abuse in Qatar

Human Rights Watch, a leading international humanitarian watchdog is warning that migrant workers in Qatar face abuse sometimes amounting to forced labour. In a new report it urges both the government and FIFA to meet their commitments to respect workers’ rights in preparation for the 2022 world cup...

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Qatar: Migrant Construction Workers Face Abuse

Qatar: Migrant Construction Workers Face Abuse

building stadiums won’t benefit from Qatar’s general promise to end the sponsorship system: they need a deadline for this to happen before their work for the FIFA games starts. The government needs to ensure that the cutting edge, high-tech stadiums it’s planning to build for World Cup fans are not built on the backs of abused and exploited workers.

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39 workers rescued from burning Qatar building

39 workers rescued from burning Qatar building

A second major fire has broken out in Qatar, but this time the 39 workers trapped in the under-construction high-rise building have been rescued. An interior ministry spokesman said the blaze started in the early evening on Tuesday in the lower levels of the building at the Pearl-Qatar, the mixed community man-made island...

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39 workers rescued from burning Qatar building

39 workers rescued from burning Qatar building

A second major fire has broken out in Qatar, but this time the 39 workers trapped in the under-construction high-rise building have been rescued. An interior ministry spokesman said the blaze started in the early evening on Tuesday in the lower levels of the building at the Pearl-Qatar, the mixed community man-made island...

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Qatar may allow trade unions, scrap 'sponsorships' for foreign workers

Qatar may allow trade unions, scrap 'sponsorships' for foreign workers

Qatar is considering a move to scrap the controversial sponsorship system for foreigners working in the country...

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