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Qatar’s developmental model is based on enslaved labour

2015-05-30
The report, ‘The Case Against Qatar,’ produced by Sharan Burrow, Secretary-General of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), and her colleagues, is an indictment of the Qatar government’s treatment of the workers building infrastructure ...

WATCH: Documentary exposes 'dreadful' conditions of Qatar labor force building 2022 World Cup infrastructure

2015-05-30
The camera’s lens sweeps down a flight of stairs in the four-story building near Doha, Qatar’s capital, before panning in on dank sleeping quarters, where four bunk beds are squeezed into a dimly-lit space. A shirtless man wears nothing but yellow and ...

The shaming of the sponsors: Artists attack multi-nationals backing Qatar World Cup following FIFA corruption scandal

2015-05-30
An army of internet activists have created 'anti-logos' to shame the corporations sponsoring the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The memes mocking multi-national companies including Adidas, Budweiser, Coca Cola and Sony surface as FIFA is accused of ...

English FA chairman thinks Qatar may be stripped of World Cup

2015-05-30
Football Association chairman Greg Dyke suspects Qatar could be stripped of the right to host the 2022 World Cup. In a damning week for FIFA which saw seven of its officials arrested on corruption charges, Dyke has been one of the leading critics of ...

Qatar friendly is only about football, insists Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill amid FIFA crisis and World Cup controversy

2015-05-30
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill insists Sunday's friendly against Qatar is all about football, despite the fixture drawing the attention of human rights charity Amnesty International. The Qatari national side are currently training at St George's ...

Qatar Foundation invests in Italian hospital, research centre project

2015-05-30
Qatar Foundation Endowment, an investment firm set up to fund the activities of Qatar Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation of the Gulf country's royal family, has announced plans to build a hospital and research centre in Sardinia, Italy. The ...

Qatar vs Colombia U20 2015 Score En Vivo Heats up Copa Mundial Qualifier

2015-05-30
LOS ANGLEES (LALATE) – Qatar vs Colombia U20 2015 (en vivo live score results below) delivers a big futbol partido today May 30, 215 from Hamilton. This soccer game is a Copa Mundial U20 qualification match. But can Colombia pick up another win, or can ...

What Blockade? Qatar Says it Sends Materials to Gaza Freely

2015-05-30
Qatari official Mohammed al-Amadi revealed this weekend that Israel is allowing the reconstruction of Gaza after the ruin caused by Hamas's last terror war in Operation Protective Edge, and isn't blocking Hamas's key backer Qatar from sending in all sorts ...

Israel gives approval for construction projects in Gaza, says Qatari official

2015-05-30
With the help of continued aid from Qatar, one of Gaza's wealthiest and staunchest supporters, reconstruction efforts have seen new projects take shape everyday, the head of the Qatari Committee to Rebuild Gaza, Mohammad al-Amadi, said Saturday.

THE LATEST: Europe, US likely bidders for 2026 World Cup; Asia excluded since Qatar has 2022

2015-05-30
ZURICH (AP) — The latest developments concerning FIFA: 2:15 p.m. (1215 GMT; 8:15 a.m. EDT)ok FIFA will let Europe bid for the 2026 World Cup despite comments by FIFA chief Sepp Blatter that it would be too soon after Russia hosts the 2018 tournament.

Qatar’s developmental model is based on enslaved labour

2015-05-30
The report, ‘The Case Against Qatar,’ produced by Sharan Burrow, Secretary-General of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), and her colleagues, is an indictment of the Qatar government’s treatment of the workers building infrastructure ...

WATCH: Documentary exposes 'dreadful' conditions of Qatar labor force building 2022 World Cup infrastructure

2015-05-30
The camera’s lens sweeps down a flight of stairs in the four-story building near Doha, Qatar’s capital, before panning in on dank sleeping quarters, where four bunk beds are squeezed into a dimly-lit space. A shirtless man wears nothing but yellow and ...

English FA chairman thinks Qatar may be stripped of World Cup

2015-05-30
Football Association chairman Greg Dyke suspects Qatar could be stripped of the right to host the 2022 World Cup. In a damning week for FIFA which saw seven of its officials arrested on corruption charges, Dyke has been one of the leading critics of ...

Qatar 2022 World Cup bid met'highest ethical standards'

2015-05-29
Doha (AFP) - Qatar's 2022 World Cup organisers said on Friday their controversial bid was conducted "with integrity and to the highest ethical standards" following allegations of widescale corruption within FIFA, world football's governing body. A ...

FIFA Scandal: Follow The Money To Qatar

2015-05-29
With FIFA in the eye of the storm, it’s been easy to overlook the role of Qatar in arousing the latest round of suspicion regarding the World Cup and corruption in global soccer. Over the past several years, the government of Qatar has been involved in a ...

Qatar vs Colombia U20 2015 Score En Vivo Heats up Copa Mundial Qualifier

2015-05-30
LOS ANGLEES (LALATE) – Qatar vs Colombia U20 2015 (en vivo live score results below) delivers a big futbol partido today May 30, 215 from Hamilton. This soccer game is a Copa Mundial U20 qualification match. But can Colombia pick up another win, or can ...

What Blockade? Qatar Says it Sends Materials to Gaza Freely

2015-05-30
Qatari official Mohammed al-Amadi revealed this weekend that Israel is allowing the reconstruction of Gaza after the ruin caused by Hamas's last terror war in Operation Protective Edge, and isn't blocking Hamas's key backer Qatar from sending in all sorts ...

THE LATEST: Europe, US likely bidders for 2026 World Cup; Asia excluded since Qatar has 2022

2015-05-30
ZURICH (AP) — The latest developments concerning FIFA: 2:15 p.m. (1215 GMT; 8:15 a.m. EDT)ok FIFA will let Europe bid for the 2026 World Cup despite comments by FIFA chief Sepp Blatter that it would be too soon after Russia hosts the 2018 tournament.

Qatar jumps six notches to rank 13 in 'Competitiveness Yearbook 2015'

2015-05-30
DOHA: Qatar has made a remarkable six notches jump to rank at 13th position out of 61 mostly high income countries in this year’s “World Competitiveness Yearbook 2015” prepared by the Switzerland-based International Institute for Management ...

Northern Ireland - Qatar Preview: O'Neill sees friendly as perfect preparation for Romania

2015-05-30
Michael O'Neill is confident his Northern Ireland side will prepare properly for their Euro 2016 qualifier against Romania - starting with this weekend's friendly against Qatar. An impressive qualification campaign so far sees O'Neill's men trail Romania ...