Is Qatar Using Modern Day Slavery To Prepare For World Cup?

Sep 27, 2013
Originally published on September 27, 2013 5:42 pm

Reporters at The Guardian newspaper have been getting a lot of attention for an investigation into migrant worker deaths and abuse in Qatar. Dozens of workers have already died building facilities for the 2022 World Cup, and the report concludes more than 4,000 more workers are at risk.

Read more and hear All Things Considered's Robert Siegel interview The Guardian's Robert Booth, one of the reporters who worked on the newspaper's investigation into the migrant worker deaths and abuse in Qatar on the Two-Way blog.

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