Stop the World Cup in Qatar

To: Qatari government, British government, FIFA

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Campaign created by Dr Christopher Erswell Icon-email


End the Nepali slave labour being used to build the World Cup stadiums and infrastructure.

See Guardian video exposing it: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/25/revealed-qatars-world-cup-slaves

Why is this important?

Nepali immigrants are being subjected to slave labour by Qatari construction firms building the World Cup stadiums and infrastructure. Qatar sits on an ocean of oil with a population of just under 2 million. The country is rolling in money and can easily afford to pay a living wage but instead it is choosing to treat the immigrants like slaves. The World Cup cannot be allowed to take place in Qatar in these circumstances. We call on FIFA to seek a new location for the World Cup and the British Government to boycott the Qatar World Cup unless the immigrant construction workers are paid a living wage, back pay and reparations for past mistreatment.

You can write to the Qatari government to put pressure on it to end slave labour. You can email the Qatari Labour Inspection Department: li_official@mol.gov.qa

You can also write, phone or fax the UK Qatari Embassy to complain about the use of slave labour at the World Cup stadiums and associated infrastructure sites:

Telephone: 020 7493 2200
Fax: 020 7493 2819

Address:
1 South Audley St
London
W1K 1NB

Send a message to FIFA via its online contact form: http://www.fifa.com/contact/form.html

Send a message to the UK Department of Culture Media and Sport via its online contact form: https://www.tools.culture.gov.uk/contactus/contactus.aspx

How it will be delivered

Email signatures to FIFA, Qatari government and British PM.

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  • Eleanor H. 2015-02-23 21:07:55 +0000
    400 + have died - we should refuse to play a game in a stadium that has caused heartbreak to all those families
  • Federico U. 2014-11-13 17:18:48 +0000
    Football is too good a sport to be tarnished by this.
  • Graham T. 2014-10-07 18:55:02 +0100
    FIFA ...... a corrupt organisation run by Blatter world cup awarded to Qatar after payments made to the voting countries representatives

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