FIFA needs to speak out on behalf of Qatar workers: Amnesty

Mar 26, 2014    

Zurich: FIFA needs to stop ducking its responsibility in relation to the labour rights situation in 2022 World Cup host nation Qatar and start looking for solutions, Amnesty International said on Tuesday."We are still hearing protestations about the level to which FIFA is responsible but this is missing the point," James Lynch, Amnesty's researcher for migrant workers in the Gulf, told Reuters in a telephone interview."FIFA wants to put itself lower in the pecking order than other actors but it's an argument which is not worth investing time in."We need to move on to what F...

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