Critics say the first World Cup in the Middle East is problematic because of Qatar’s history of human and labor rights abuses. Story continuesThe U.S., Canada and Mexico bid for the World Cup included a 90-page plan to address human rights. “The World Cup should not be a human rights horror show," Worden said. "We have the example of the World Cup in Russia — no LGBT rights, no workers rights, North Korean slave labor building the St. Petersburg stadium. We have the example currently of Qatar with no migrant worker’s rights, thousands dead, no LGBT rights, no women’s rights and by the way, no press freedom.
Source: CBC News June 25, 2022 12:33 UTC