Slavery like Working Conditions in Qatar
by JRajotte on November 2, 2013 - 9:29pm
In the article Qatar World Cup construction 'will leave 4,000 migrant workers dead' published on
The Guardian on September 26, 2013. It is said that approximately 1.2 million workers from countries such as Nepal and India are working in horrendous condition. Some of the workers are literally being detained, with their employers taking possession of their passports. In the article the workers are described as being deprived of water, being malnourished and being placed in small unsanitary living space. It is also said that there is around 12 workers that dies per week while working. All of this extra labor is needed for the building of the 2022 FIFA world cup championship and other infrastructure for the event. It is also stated that within the years of 2010-2012 more than 700 Indian workers died while working for Qatar. It is also stated that nothing is of real value is being done to correct this situation.