IMAGE: Workers in Qatar developing the 2022 World Cup stadiums have suffered human rights abuses for over two years. Photograph: Naseem Zeitoon/Reuters
The EU parliament on Thursday voted in favour of a decision that calls on FIFA to assist compensate the households of the migrant employees who died, in addition to employees who suffered rights abuses, throughout preparations for the World Cup.
Members of the European Parliament additionally urged the Qatari authorities to conduct a full investigation into human rights abuses in the run-up to the competitors.
The decision additionally deplored experiences of abuses of the LGBTQ+ group in Qatar and known as on the nation to decriminalize same-sex relations.
Plenty of MEPs have been carrying the anti-hate ‘OneLove’ armbands which seven European World Cup captains backed out from carrying following FIFA strain.
The Qatari authorities didn’t instantly reply to Reuters’ request for remark.
Since FIFA awarded the World Cup to Qatar in 2010, the nation has modified a few of its labour legal guidelines and, forward of the World Cup, organisers repeatedly stated that everybody was welcome, though Human Rights Watch stated LGBT individuals have been arrested in the run-up to the World Cup.