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International Relations and Human Rights Observatory

08.09.21

«The ball should not get stained» The Qatar soccer world cup 2022 tarnished by human rights violations

FIFA gave the bid to Qatar to host the World Cup in 2022. Qatar gave the promise that they would hold a spectacular cup with the construction of a city, stadiums, and luxurious venues and hotels. To complete the construction process, they hired migrant domestic workers, and in the process they have violated human and workers rights, putting workers at risk of death, and betraying the terms and conditions under which the workers had been hired. Since the start of the construction project there has been a massive turn for the worst in migrant worker’s rights, as they continue to be abused.
 

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Gabriella Michele Garcia
Gabriella Michele Garcia
She studies Political Science and Product Design at Stanford University. She is 20 years old and conducts research in both English and Spanish.