A worker at the Khalifa stadium in Doha. © Press Association Images
A worker at the Khalifa stadium in Doha. © Press Association Images

Forced labour found on Qatar World Cup site, claims report

5 April 2016

Migrant workers building a stadium in Qatar capital Doha for the 2022 World Cup have suffered systematic labour abuses including living in squalid conditions, confiscated passports and even forced labour, Amnesty International has revealed in a new report.

The report, The ugly side of the beautiful game: Exploitation on a Qatar 2022 World Cup site, has described the abuse of migrant workers as “a stain on the conscience of world football”.

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