Working conditions raise concerns ahead of 2022 World Cup

Human rights abuse in Qatar has raised concerns ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup as reports say construction labourers are forced to work under gruelling conditions and long shifts, exposing them to fatal accidents.

Reported human rights abuse in Qatar during construction projects

Qatar's hosting of the 2022 World Cup has raised complaints. 2:24

The 2022 FIFA World Cup set to take place in Qatar continues to be in the spotlight.

The country's extreme heat has been the main topic ahead of the event, with an executive committee agreeing on Friday to to study the options of changing the tournament's usual June-July date to winter months.

However, the scheduling issue was overshadowed by a major concern regarding human rights abuse as reports say construction labourers are forced to work under gruelling conditions and long shifts, exposing them to fatal accidents.

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