September 30, 2013
As Qatar prepares for the 2022 football World Cup, it isn’t letting human rights stand in its way. A September 27 article in The Guardian says the country is abusing its 1.2 million migrant workers, who regularly die from workplace accidents and heart failure. The workers have been denied free drinking water in extreme heat. They have worked for months without pay. And, they’ve had their passports confiscated to keep them from leaving.
Human slavery is an issue not only in Qatar but in other countries around the world. Click here to read more.
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