“Qatar is a slave state in the 21st Century…”
“I am trapped here. The main office will not give me back my passport…”
“How many people are going to have to die so that this World Cup can take place?”
The Guardian: Qatar’s World Cup Slaves
“The evidence uncovered by the Guardian is clear proof of the use of systematic forced labour in Qatar. In fact, these working conditions and the astonishing number of deaths of vulnerable workers go beyond forced labour to the slavery of old where human beings were treated as objects.
There is no longer a risk that the World Cup might be built on forced labour. It is already happening.”
Aidan McQuade, director of Anti-Slavery International