Qatar is evicting thousands of migrant workers from buildings before the football World Cup begins. Photo: Reuters
Qatar is evicting thousands of migrant workers from buildings before the football World Cup begins. Photo: Reuters
Middle East

Qatar evicts hundreds of migrant workers – casts shadow over football World Cup

  • Government says buildings are ‘uninhabitable’ and proper notice is given. Residents say most of the evicted work for low wages low and cannot afford rent
  • Migrants, mostly from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines and African nations, make up about 80 per cent of Qatar’s 2.8 million population

Qatar is evicting thousands of migrant workers from buildings before the football World Cup begins. Photo: Reuters
Qatar is evicting thousands of migrant workers from buildings before the football World Cup begins. Photo: Reuters
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