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30 Mar 2021


AI Ireland urges the FAI to speak out against migrant rights violations related to Qatar World Cup

FAI urged to publicly support migrant workers in Qatar, RTE, 30 March 2021

Amnesty International Ireland has called on the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) to publicly come out in support of the human rights of migrant workers in Qatar, who are helping build infrastructure in the country for the 2022 World Cup.

The organisation's Executive Director, Colm O'Gorman, also urged FIFA to take urgent action on the issue.

The Republic of Ireland take on Qatar in an international friendly tonight at the Nagyerdei Stadion in Debrecen in Hungary.