Qatar 2022: Human Rights Watch calls for construction worker protection



Qatar’s 2022 Fifa World Cup preparations are again under the spotlight after Human Rights Watch released a study about migrant construction workers who are at risk from the Gulf country’s intense heat and humidity. 
In its report, the group called on Qatari authorities to “adopt and enforce adequate restrictions” on outdoor work - and investigate the causes of migrant worker deaths. 
Current regulations in Qatar only prohibit outdoor work from 11.30am to 3pm from 15 June to 31 August. But Human Rights Watch cites climate data that shows conditions in Qatar outside those hours and dates... read more

 
27 September 2017 in Sport, Views: 36
Source: The Week
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