Amnesty: Qatar fails to end labour exploitation

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Activists are pictured during a protest called 'Red Card for FIFA. No World Cup in Qatar without Workers rights!' and organized by the Swiss trade union UNIA in front of the Hallenstadtion, where the 65th FIFA congress takes place in Zurich, Switzerland, 29 May 2015.

Labour exploitation remains rampant in Qatar as the authorities fail to deliver significant reforms, Amnesty International reported


Labour exploitation in Qatar continues despite the promises for reforms, Amnesty International reported today.  Amnesty reported that the Qatari authorities have done almost nothing effective to end chronic labour exploitation.

“Too little has been done to address rampant migrant labour abuse. Qatar’s persistent labour reform delays are a recipe for human rights disaster,” said Mustafa Qadri, Gulf Migrant Rights Researcher at Amnesty International. “The reforms proposed by the government fail...


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