Amnesty International criticizes Qatar for lagging behind on addressing migrant worker reforms

November 11, 2014 11:15 PM

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Amnesty International criticizes Qatar for lagging behind on addressing migrant worker reforms

FILE- Advance to go with story slugged Qatar Labor Rights. In this Jan. 3, 2011 file photo, a worker cleans the road outside Khalifa sport complex in Doha, Qatar. Amnesty International said Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, that 2022 World Cup host nation Qatar is lagging behind on addressing concerns about the abuse of migrant workers six months after it laid out plans for labor reforms. Like other energy-rich Gulf nations, Qatar relies heavily on migrant workers drawn mainly from South Asia to build its roads, skyscrapers and stadiums. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung-file) (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2006 file photo, a construction worker takes time off to call a friend in the backdrop of a large advertisement of the 15th Asian Games in Doha, Qatar. Amnesty International said Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, that 2022 World Cup host nation Qatar is lagging behind on addressing c...

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