Facts About Human Rights Abuses In Qatar By Mustafa Qadri

Facts About Human Rights Abuses In Qatar – Mustafa Qadri

Mustafa Qadri disclosed to CBS News last week that migrant laborers were required to work for extended periods without compensation and were exposed to forced labor and hazardous working conditions.

While researching the alleged human rights violations in Qatar, the advocacy expert said to be arrested.

The European Parliament passed a resolution regarding Qatar’s human right status on 24 November 2022.

The European Parliament has officially condemned Qatar for alleged violations of human rights that are thought to be responsible for the deaths of migrant workers hired to complete World Cup preparations this year.

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MEPs acknowledged the significant impact migrant labor has had on Qatar’s economy and the FIFA World Cup in 2022.

The resolution has also put pressure on Qatari authorities to carry out in-depth investigations into all instances where migrant workers have reportedly died as a result of their working conditions.

The release also urged the Golf country to compensate the families of those whose deaths were proven to have been brought on by unsafe working conditions.

It comes amid rising allegations that Qatar mistreated migrant workers to construct the stadiums and other structures used for the World Cup.

According to a news release on Thursday, the European Parliament estimates that thousands of migrant workers have died in Qatar due to hazardous working conditions before the World Cup.

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The European Parliament estimates that thousands of migrant workers have died in Qatar. (Source: CBS News)

Members of the European Parliament called FIFA’s corruption “rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted.”

MEPs emphasized that the Gulf state won the FIFA World Cup bid competition despite credible allegations of corruption.

They also mourn the deaths of thousands of migrant workers, primarily in the construction industry, who helped the country prepare for the tournament, as well as the injuries suffered by all.

Who Is Mustafa Qadri?

Having worked in government and public international law, journalism, and non-profit sectors for more than 15 years, Mustafa Qadri is a human rights research and advocacy expert.

Mustafa Qadri’s report, The Ugly Side of the Beautiful Game, has drawn significant attention.

Facts About Human Rights Abuses In Qatar By Mustafa Qadri
Mustafa Qadri is a human rights research and advocacy expert. (Source: Twitter)

Mustafa has worked on human rights investigations, advocacy, and training in a number of countries, including Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

He has worked for the Pilbara Native Title Service, the Attorney-General’s Department of Australia, and the Public Interest Advocacy Centre.

In addition, while working as a journalist for The Guardian (UK), the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and other outlets, he conducted investigations in the Middle East and South Asia.

Mustafa is a former senior human rights researcher for Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International before starting Equidem.

His goals as an independent consultant are to increase pressure in a more long-lasting way by concentrating lobbying efforts on corporate sponsors and within the home nations of migrant workers to enhance education on the right. Home