Qatar announces planned migrant workers charter to fend off World Cup criticism

From The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer Mon Feb 11 2013, 22:45:47

(Source: Construction Weekly)

By James M. Dorsey

Qatar, in a bid to fend off a possible move to deprive it of the right to host the 2022 World Cup because of its failure to adopt international standards for foreign workers, is drafting a charter for laborers involved in the construction of infrastructure related to the tournament.

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