Qatar: More than 400 expats from Nepal died at building sites for World Cup 2022

Posted on February 16, 2014 • Filed under: Expatriates Killed, Middle East

theguardian.com reported that more than 400 Nepalese migrant workers have died on Qatar’s building sites as the Gulf state prepares to host the World Cup in 2022, a report will reveal this week. The grim statistic comes from the Pravasi Nepali Co-ordination Committee, a respected human rights organisation which compiles lists of the dead using official sources in Doha. It will pile new pressure on the Qatari authorities – and on football’s world governing body, Fifa – to curb a mounting death toll that some are warning could hit 4,000 by the time the 2022 finals take place. Read Article

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