Qatar ‘slave state’ unfit for football World Cup

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This video is called French footballer Zahir Belounis goes on hunger strike. Not paid for two years. Trapped in Qatar.

This video is called Modern Slavery in Gulf Countries.

From daily News Line in Britain:

Wednesday, 29 May 2013

QATAR ACTING LIKE 21ST CENTURY SLAVE STATE –TUC demands re-run vote for 2022 World Cup tournament

‘Qatar is acting like a 21st century slave state’, delegates attending the UEFA Congress in London heard.

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the UK Trades Union Congress (TUC) are backing calls for FIFA to re-run the vote for the 2022 tournament should the Qatari government refuse reforms.

The delegates were lobbied by unions to secure better treatment for foreign footballers currently playing in the Gulf state and for migrant workers employed on the construction of stadiums for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Low rates of pay, excessive working hours, a ban…

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