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Qatar’s World Cup organizers accused of not paying migrant workers

Human rights organization Amnesty International said roughly 100 employees of a Qatari subcontractor went up to seven months without receiving salaries.
Workers walk towards the construction site of the Lusail stadium which will be build for the upcoming 2022 Fifa soccer World Cup during a stadium tour in Doha, Qatar, December 20, 2019.  REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach - RC2XYD9VDZOB

A group of migrant workers building the 2022 World Cup stadium in Qatar worked for as many as seven months without pay, Amnesty International said Wednesday. 

The rights group said roughly 100 employees of subcontractor Qatar Meta Coats are still waiting to be paid for their work on Al Bayt Stadium. The workers experiencing salary delays included nationals of Ghana, Kenya, Nepal and the Philippines, Amnesty International said. 

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