March 25, 2014

Qatar's World Cup Is a Race Against Death

Jonathan Mahler, Bloomberg

The Associated Press

It’s time to call the 2022 World Cup in Qatar by its proper name: A humanitarian crisis. The latest and most compelling evidence to date arrived in a special report, delicately titled the "Case Against Qatar," issued by the International Trade Union Commission. The report delivers a litany of shocks, including this staggering estimate: Some 4,000 migrant construction workers will die in service to the 2022 Cup before it even begins.

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