world cup 2022

Swiss-Based Trade Union to Inspect Qatar 2022 World Cup Sites

DOHA, Nov 15  – A global trade union for construction workers that has criticized labour conditions in Qatar will inspect soccer stadiums being built for the 2022 World Cup in the Gulf Arab state. The Geneva-based Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI), whose general secretary in 2015 said Qatar’s migrant workers faced conditions akin to

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FIFA Must Step Up Human Rights Commitment: U.N. Report

By Scott Malone BOSTON, April 14  – Soccer’s embattled world governing body must make human rights one of its primary goals, on a par with promoting the sport and making money, according to a set of recommendations by a top U.N. official released on Thursday. FIFA should be prepared to use its negotiating leverage to

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Amnesty Says Workers at Qatar World Cup Stadium Suffer Abuse

By Tom Finn DOHA, March 31 – Workers in Qatar renovating a 2022 World Cup stadium have suffered human rights abuses two years after the tournament’s organizers 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

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