Sue Lloyd-Roberts

Laborers work at a construction site in Doha on June 18, 2012.

Foreign workers face exploitation and death while building Qatar’s World Cup sites


As many as 1,000 foreign workers have been killed on construction sites in Qatar since it was awarded the 2022 World Cup four years ago. Poor pay, inhumane conditions, malnutrition and death — all are part of life for the men trying to build the new stadiums and hotels, while supporting their families.

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