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  • Egypt: Morsi sentence sparks war of words over Brotherhood

    EGYPT and Qatar traded diplomatic blows on Saturday night after Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Morsi was sentenced to life in prison for leaking state secrets to Doha.

    Former Egyptian president Mr Morsi, who was overthrown in the July 2013 military coup, was handed a 25-year...

    Monday 20th Jun 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Russia and Qatar cannot host major tournaments

    KADEEM SIMMONDS once again calls on Fifa and Uefa to strip nations of the World Cup

    Wednesday 15th Jun 2016

    posted by Kadeem Simmonds in Sport

  • ITUC furious as migrant worker death toll rises

    Qatar “cannot be allowed to hide the truth any longer,” an ITUC spokesperson told the Star yesterday, after World Cup organisers confirmed that another migrant worker died on a 2022 stadium site last week.

    Forty-eight-year-old Indian man Jaleshwar Prasad died after he...

    Tuesday 3rd May 2016

    posted by Kadeem Simmonds in Sport

  • British firms accused of involvement in migrant worker abuse

    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

  • Ministers ‘must stand up to gangster Qatar’

    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 faces ILO rights inquiry

    by Our Sports Desk

    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

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • Tories Back Tank Parts for Qatar

    Despite political arrests, torture, corruption, dictatorship.

    Friday 26th Feb 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Gunning for Support

    SOLOMON HUGHES reveals how arms giant Lockheed Martin could rely on the approval of lapdog ministers when seeking to supply Qatar’s brutal regime

    Friday 26th Feb 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • Playing with fire in Syria

    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

  • Blood and Squalor in Qatar

    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

    posted by Morning Star in Features