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Rights Campaigners: Qatar World Cup Workers Suffer ‘Widespread Abuses’i
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November 19, 2013 2:00 AM
Construction is getting under way in Qatar on the stadiums, hotels and infrastructure that will host visitors to the 2022 FIFA World Cup (football/soccer) finals. But human rights group Amnesty International, along with the United Nations, says the millions of migrants that Qatar is relying on to build the venues suffer from widespread abuses. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.

Rights Campaigners: Qatar World Cup Workers Suffer ‘Widespread Abuses’

Published November 18, 2013

Construction is getting under way in Qatar on the stadiums, hotels and infrastructure that will host visitors to the 2022 FIFA World Cup (football/soccer) finals. But human rights group Amnesty International, along with the United Nations, says the millions of migrants that Qatar is relying on to build the venues suffer from widespread abuses. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.


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