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24 Mär 2021

Response from Koninklijke Nederlandse Voetbalbond (Royal Dutch Football Association) re migrant workers in the Gulf

Koninklijke Nederlandse Voetbalbond (Royal Dutch Football Association) referred us to these two statements that are available from their site:



We have also read the article in The Guardian with dismay and the figures quoted in it are absolutely appalling. We have discussed the issue extensively in recent days, both within the KNVB and with FIFA, the Dutch government and various human rights organisations. The KNVB has never been in favour of holding the World Cup in Qatar and of course certainly doesn’t approve of the way in which migrant workers are treated there. These practices are not limited exclusively to World Cup building projects, but happen in all large-scale construction projects. This is a wider problem, but at least it has now taken the spotlight in the run-up to the World Cup. At present, we as a football association have three options for dealing with this...