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Migrant Workers In World Cup Host Qatar 'Enslaved,' Reportedly Living In Squalor

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.22.2014 | Sports

After visiting labor camps near the Qatari capital of Doha, an international federation of trade unions has issued a blistering report chronicling the...

Mallika Rao

'Vagina Stadium' Architect Says Deadly Working Conditions Aren't Her Problem | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.09.2014 | Arts

If people are predicted to die constructing a building you designed, what would you do? This is the question facing architect Zaha Hadid, whose Al...

Nearly 200 Nepalis Died In Qatar Last Year, Many Of 'Unnatural' Deaths

Agence France Presse | | Posted 03.29.2014 | World

Nearly 200 Nepali migrant workers died in Qatar last year, many of them from heart failure, officials said Monday, figures that highlight the grim pli...

What Would You Do If You Inherited the World's Richest Country?

Sharan Burrow | Posted 08.24.2013 | World
Sharan Burrow

Despite Qatari attempts to whitewash their image in the face of increasing international condemnation, the conditions for workers are arguably getting worse as the world's richest country ramps up infrastructure projects ahead of the 2022 World Cup.

Qatar Launches Into 2022 World Cup on Backs of Abused Migrants

Michelle Chen | Posted 03.30.2013 | World
Michelle Chen

Labor activists say the fierce imbalance between the elite and the laboring underclass in Qatar is headed for catastrophe as the country prepares to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.