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The horrible outcome of FIFA's decision to award Qatar the World Cup

This piece, from The Independent, speaks for itself......

"The 2022 Qatar World Cup in particular, which never has and never will make any sense in footballing terms, has already been a disaster.

As the Washington Post points out, the human rights record of the small Gulf state, where many labourers are held against their will, working long hours in searing heat, is appalling.

An investigation by international law firm DLA Piper showed that 964 construction workers from Bangladesh, India and Nepal had died in the country in 2012 and 2013.

A separate report by the International Trade Union Commission estimated that 4,000 workers could have died before the tournament kicks off in seven years’ time.

If it’s found that the greed and duplicity of Fifa officials has led to the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar, then forget all the millions of lost dollars, surely that is the most unforgivable thing they’ve done."













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