TWO of Britain’s largest construction companies were accused yesterday of abusing migrant labour workers in Qatar.
Balfour Beatty and Interserve have allegedly carried out a raft of abuses against workers employed on projects the companies co-own in the country.
Thursday 14th Apr 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
by Our Sports Desk
MINISTERS must finally condemn the “gangster state” of Qatar and act to stop human rights abuses in the country, trade unionists charged yesterday after evidence against the World Cup host mounted.
An Amnesty International report on...
Saturday 2nd Apr 2016
posted by Morning Star in Sport
QATAR has 12 months to “end the use of modern slavery” and overhaul its workers’ rights laws or else face a international inquiry into the shocking conditions in the Gulf despotism.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) issued...
Saturday 26th Mar 2016
Despite political arrests, torture, corruption, dictatorship.
Friday 26th Feb 2016
SOLOMON HUGHES reveals how arms giant Lockheed Martin could rely on the approval of lapdog ministers when seeking to supply Qatar’s brutal regime
posted by Morning Star in Features
TURKEY’S shelling of Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces at Menagh air base in Aleppo province marks a dramatic escalation of outside interference in the Syrian conflict.
It may herald an even more dangerous twist with a substantial incursion into northern Syria by Turkey and...
Monday 15th Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
WHAT happens when workers live in fear and are denied a collective voice was made painfully clear to me in Qatar.
Our beautiful game that is football is being stained by the blood and misery of hundreds of thousands of workers who are treated no better than slaves.
Saturday 6th Feb 2016
UK Athletics chief says official warned him of Qatari bribes
Wednesday 27th Jan 2016
Report reveals shocking death toll for World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar
Friday 18th Dec 2015
posted by Kadeem Simmonds in Sport
CONSTRUCTION union Ucatt hit out at Fifa for it’s “tardy” and “hollow” announcement yesterday that the scandal-hit organisation has tasked a Harvard professor with formulating human rights requirements for World Cup hosts and commercial partners.
Tuesday 15th Dec 2015