How many died building Qatar stadiums?

An investigation by the Guardian reveals the staggering number of deaths among migrant workers in Qatar on building sites for the 2022 World Cup. Over 6,500 migrant workers, employed on the immense construction sites for the facilities that will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, have died.

Who is building the Qatar stadiums?

Construction FIFA World Cup Qatar The stadium was built as a joint venture by HBK Contracting (HBK) and China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC). Construction officially began on 11 April 2017. Its final design was unveiled in December 2018.

When did Qatar start building stadiums?

Construction on venues for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar began immediately after the small Middle Eastern country was awarded the event in December 2010. Since then, more than 6,500 migrant construction workers have died, according to a report from The Guardian that received shockingly little attention.

Why Qatar World Cup will be a disaster?

Migrant workers, slavery allegations and deaths. One of the most touched-on issues of the Qatar World Cup was the treatment of workers hired to build the infrastructure. Human Rights Watch and the International Trade Union Confederation allege that the Kafala system leaves migrant workers vulnerable to systematic abuse …

Why is Qatar 2022 in November?

The 2022 World Cup is taking place in Qatar in the winter months rather than the usual summer ones, due to the heat. The tournament kicks off on Monday November 21 at the Al Bayt stadium in Al Khor with a match that will feature the host country.

Is the Qatar World Cup stadium under construction?


How many people died building stadiums in Qatar?

1,400 migrant workers die in Qatar building World Cup football stadiums: TV documentary 1 / 3 In this screen grab from a WDR documentary video posted on YouTube, foreign laborers are seen at work at a stadium being built in Qatar in preparation for the 2022 World Cup. (Benjamin Best Productions GmbH video via YouTube)

Who are the architects of the Qatar Stadium?

Heerim Architects and Planners Co, a firm headquartered in Seoul, has been awarded the design and engineering services contract for the Fifth Precinct Stadium in Al Thumama, Doha.

Is the Khalifa Stadium ready for the 2022 World Cup?