58% of Quatar’s population are foreign migrants living in “labour camps”; the population is likely to surge significantly ahead of the football World Cup that the Emirate will host in 2022.

Figures released by the Ministry of Development and Planning on Sunday, June 5, reveal that Qatar has a population of 1,4 million workers who dwell in residential areas that human rights groups describe as "squalid."

Addressing the criticism, the Emirate plans to develop the labour camps outside the mai...


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