Flutterby™! : FIFA killing migrant workers

Next unread comment / Catchup all unread comments User Account Info | Logout | XML/Pilot/etc versions | Long version (with comments) | Weblog archives | Site Map | | Browse Topics

FIFA killing migrant workers

2014-07-28 21:50:14.260745+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

As if you needed more reasons to be skeptical of sportsball (in this case soccer): Workers Who Built Qatar's World Cup HQ Haven't Been Paid In A Year:

The situation for migrant workers in Qatar, which one international organization believes will result in more deaths than 9/11, doesn't appear to be getting any better. The Guardian, which has been all over this story, has a new report on migrant workers who have not received payment in over a year and have been living in roach-infested flophouses.

[ related topics: Interactive Drama Invention and Design Law Sports ]

comments in ascending chronological order (reverse):

#Comment Re: made: 2014-07-29 01:22:43.712519+00 by: dexev

y'know...an article that contains the phrase "roach-infested flophouses"...I don't feel like I can trust it be objective...

#Comment Re: made: 2014-07-29 16:01:04.416853+00 by: Dan Lyke

I dunno, I've seen that phrase about the Hotel Pennsylvania in Manhattan, and stayed there, and it was objectively accurate.

#Comment Re: made: 2014-07-30 01:47:41.912+00 by: markd

hot *and* cold running roaches