FIFA will continue to put pressure on Qatar over human rights – President

By Alexander Cornwell DUBAI, Dec 28 : FIFA will continue to “put pressure” on Qatar about the treatment of migrant labourers building World Cup stadiums in the Gulf Arab country for the 2022 tournament, its President said today. The world football governing body in the past admitted it was slow to act over concerns about […]

Amnesty says workers at Qatar World Cup stadium suffer abuse

By Tom Finn DOHA, Mar 31 : Workers in Qatar renovating a 2022 World Cup stadium have suffered human rights abuses two years after the tournament’s organisers drafted worker welfare standards in the wake of criticism, Amnesty International said. Dozens of construction workers from Nepal and India were charged recruitment fees by agents in their […]