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Qatar: Migrant Construction Workers Face Abuse

Hundreds of thousands of mostly South Asian migrant construction workers in Qatar risk serious exploitation and abuse, sometimes amounting to forced labor. Both the government and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) need to make sure that their commitments to respect workers’ rights in preparation for the 2022 World Cup are carried out. Construction contractors should also make specific, public commitments to uphold international labor standards. (Doha) – Hundreds of thousands of mostly South Asian migrant construction workers in Qatar risk serious exploitation…

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