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26 May 2021

Qatar: Video report discusses the plight of migrant workers, incl. labour reforms & challenges facing workers

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Qatar Migrant Workers - DW Business Beyond

DW Business Beyond has published a video report discussing the situation of migrant workers in Qatar. The video looks at the World Cup preparation and the massive construction programmes that the Qatari government has undertaken. It also discusses the Kafala (sponsorship) system and the progress that has been achieved by the Qatari government on migrant workers' right since Qatar was awarded hosting of the World Cup. The video also looks at the challenges and labour abuses faced by migrant workers, such excessive deaths, poor living conditions and unpaid wages.