ITUC: Qatar agrees to trade unions amid region's call for greater freedom

From The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer Tue Dec 4 2012, 08:19:16

ITUC rally in Doha

By James M. Dorsey

Amid continued controversy over Qatar's successful bid for the 2022 World Cup, migrant labor rights rather than the propriety of the Qatar bid campaign or women's and fan rights could prove the monkey wrench that produces social change in the conservative Gulf state.

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