World Cup Migrant Workers Mistreated in Qatar: Amnesty International Report

Most of the migrant workers are from Bangladesh, India and Nepal

Mideast Qatar Labor
AP

Amnesty International slammed the Qatari government Wednesday for its alleged abuse of migrant workers building stadiums for the 2022 World Cup, NBC News reported.

In a 52-page report, Amnesty said every one of the 231 construction and landscaping owners it interviewed reported some form of abuse including bad living conditions, lower pay than originally promised and threats to silence complainants.

Most of the workers are from Bangladesh, India and Nepal. 

The group also called in major sponsors like Coca-Cola and McDonald’s to pressure FIFA, the organization that runs world soccer, to clean things up.  

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