World Cup workers in Qatar… Dozens dead in a few months

As Qatar continues its readiness to host the 2022 World Cup
the number of deaths recorded among the Nepalese workers
reached its highest level in three years
According to the British newspaper Daily Mail
67 Nepalese workers died in Qatar between July 16 and November 15, 2020
with the emergence of the Coronavirus pandemic
The Nepalese foreign employment promotion council says that the number of death among Nepalese workers in Qatar
had reached 104 between July 15, 2019 and July 15, 2020
During the same period (2018-2019) then (2017-2018)
96 deaths were recorded during each year
noting that these numbers do not include those who were killed in the traffic accidents
Nick McGeehan, director of the Fair Square organization for human rights: There is no excuse for this increase in the number of worker deaths…Qatar has a terrible record when it comes to the number of worker deaths because it refuses to take measure to protect them.
The suffering of the Nepalese workers in Qatar is not actually limited to the World Cup sites
however it includes other areas that present worrying violations
whose hundreds of thousands of workers are working with lower salaries
in very terrible conditions with lack of the protection against possible risks
Qatar’s failure to act on increasing death number
asks questions about Qatar’s claimed labor reforms
Was it able to achieve anything from its alleged reforms or it was just a speech?

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