Football world Cup 2022
Amnesty International: Qatar abused thousands of workers – Rummenigge defended partnership
Finally, the Boycott were calls for the football world Cup in Qatar louder. Now, Amnesty International has called for further pressure on the country, because thousands of workers would be exploited, despite the reforms continue to be mercilessly.
The debate about the football world Cup in Qatar at the end of next year to participate in journey. Recently, the human rights organization Amnesty International, called on the world football body, Fifa, to urge world Cup hosts Qatar to improve the situation of immigrant workers. The Emirate had decided in the past few years, a number of “positive reforms” that would not be implemented often enough, however, said Amnesty on Monday before the start of the world Cup qualification in Europe. Thousands of workers would be exploited and abused. Fifa had to use their whole influence to urge Qatar to meet its reform programme, told the human rights activists.
The claims by Amnesty International are moderate, in contrast to the Call to boycott the world Cup in the Arabian Peninsula altogether. Among other things, this call for several Norwegian clubs, and the Fan-organization ProFans in Germany, there is a cancellation. Recently, the Dutch lawn producer Hendriks Graszoden had cancelled his agreed-upon delivery to Qatar and justified with the working conditions in the construction of stadiums.
Qatar: death rate of workers is in the expected range
The company, citing a report by the British “Guardian”, that since the awarding of the world Cup in 2010, more than 6500 employees from five South Asian countries in the Emirate had died. From the data it is not clear, however, where these have worked.
Qatar’s government said the death rate in the expected range. Thus, around 1.4 million people from the five countries to work in Qatar. In addition, the country referred to in the last few years adopted a series of reforms to improve the situation of migrant workers. It relaxed about the strict exit rules, and introduced a minimum wage of the equivalent of 230 euros per month.
Amnesty opposes the Boycott
The UN labour organization ILO and the Amnesty praised the reforms. The human rights activists have criticized, however, is that thousands of workers because of a lack of implementation of the reforms, the grace scruples were exposed to loose an employer. Nevertheless, Amnesty opposes a Boycott, because of this progress in the human rights years thrown back would be.
Also repeatedly criticized FC Bayern defended the partnership with the major partner airline, Qatar Airways. “There is no contradiction in our home an Anti-racism-to-call campaign, which spotlights hopefully global, to agree with Qatar Airways an industrial sponsorship and then in Qatar clear for which the social values of the FC Bayern is said CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, the “world on Sunday”. Rummenigge spoke of a “change through rapprochement”.