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22 Nov 2022

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Tashi Bista, Savitri Rajali, Anit Katwal Marion Laouamen, France24

Qatar 2022: Families of the thousands of Nepali workers who allegedly died in Qatar since 2010 yet to receive compensation

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"Nepalese workers in Qatar pay ultimate price for World Cup", 21 Nov 2022

Thousands of Nepalese workers have died in Qatar since 2010 on the construction sites of the World Cup. But victims' grieving families are rarely given any compensation by Qatari companies. Most deaths are due to workers falling from high buildings or suffering heart attacks. Human rights groups have questioned working conditions in Qatar, where temperatures often reach 50 °C. Some workers do return home, but their health is ruined. Despite this, many Nepalese continue to flock to the Gulf...