How Can We Address the Problems Surrounding Human Rights Violations in Qatar?

It is with great sadness we share the alarming news of Doha’s World Cup boss Hassan Al-Thawadi has disclosed that the total number of workers from abroad who have passed away as a result of involvement in projects linked to the World Cup is between 400-500. It is an astronomically higher number than any other previously offered by Doha. This is a devastating discovery, and casts a pall over the entire World Cup project. In the wake of this news, it is essential that we all take an instant to reflect on the lives tragically cut short because of the infrastructure construction. This isn’t the first instance of such terrible news.

1. What is the number of migrants who passed away in Qatar in 2014 since they were able to use the World Cup infrastructure was completed?

It is reported that the United Nations International Labour Organization has revealed that up to 500 or 400 migrant workers perished tragically in Qatar from 2014, when this World Cup infrastructure project was inaugurated. This number does not reflect migrants who lost their lives in their homes countries as well as those who lost their lives in Qatar but for which death certificates have not been issued. In the opinion of the International Trade Union Confederation, the true number of deaths will likely be higher. According to the ILO that many workers who migrate from Qatar have poor working conditions as well as low pay.

2. How many employees are murdered by Qatar’s World Cup organisation?

The estimate of the death toll for workers involved in the organization of the World Cup in Qatar is between 400 and 500. Even though these numbers are not yet confirmed, this tragedy highlights the need for more oversight as well as protection for workers from the developing world. This is especially important given the scale of the World Cup. It’s the biggest international sporting event. The research suggests that the majority of deaths due to inadequate labor and working conditions, with many workers not receiving adequate sleep or even compensation. It’s crucial for us to keep in mind the human cost when we organize such an occasion, and also to ensure that the rights of employees are acknowledged and protected at all times in the future.

3. Hassan Al-Thawadi, Qatar World Cup boss, stated his belief that this World Cup has caused a number of deaths in the workplace.

Qatar World Cup boss Hassan Al-Thawadi claimed that anywhere from 400 to 500 workers have perished as a result of World Cup projects. A lot of people believe that the number is greater. But, Al-Thawadi has emphasized that the number of worker deaths is lower as compared to the deaths being reported by the media. He also said that Qatar took steps in order to improve conditions of workers who migrate as well as to protect their rights. He has further argued that Qatar will adhere to the principle that fair and equitable the treatment of all workers within the country.

A Short Synopsis

The number of Qatari workers that have been killed during the construction of infrastructure in preparation for the rapidly approaching 2022 World Cup tournament has reached shocking levels. This tragedy cannot be ignored, and it’s our obligation to ensure that the migrant laborers do not suffer in the quest for international sporting competition. It is imperative that we continue to hold Qatar responsible for the treatment of workers as we move closer to World Cup time. World Cup tournament, and be sure that these losses of life and limb are never seen again during future construction projects.

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