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Qatar: Urgently Investigate Migrant Worker Deaths

Expand A foreign worker climbs scaffolding at the Al-Wakra Stadium that is under construction for the 2022 World Cup, in Doha, Qatar.  © 2015 AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo   (Beirut) – Qatar should thoroughly and urgently investigate and publicize the underlying causes of migrant worker deaths in light of new medical research concluding that heatstroke is a likely cause of cardiovascular fatalities among these workers in Qatar, Human Rights Watch said today. Qatari authorities should also immediately adopt and enforce adequate restrictions on outdoor work to protect workers from potentially fatal…

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