ALL POSTS TAGGED "Qatar human rights"

Germany

/ 188 days ago

Germany players cover their mouths in FIFA World Cup protest

The Germany national soccer team made a protest towards FIFA and the Qatar World Cup during their prematch team photo. Players covered their mouths, alluding to the lack of voice for the players. FIFA banned the use of OneLove captain armbands at the World Cup in Qatar and has asked teams to 'focus on football' […]

FIFA

/ 222 days ago

US Soccer urges FIFA, Qatar to pay compensation to migrant workers

US Soccer Federation has come out in support of urging FIFA to compensate the families of migrant workers who have suffered in the building of the infrastructures for World Cup 2022 in Qatar. USSF added its name to a joint statement issued by Amnesty International. FIFA has reportedly not officially executed compensation packages for migrant […]

FOX Sports

/ 554 days ago

FOX & Telemundo need to discuss human rights violations in Qatar

One year before the first whistle blows, controversy mars the world's most-famous sporting event. Qatar 2022 holds significance for a number of reasons, many of which come at the expense of the nation and its government. For example, the issue of slavery and the construction of the modern stadiums has resulted in 6,500 deaths for […]