Freiburg fans hold signs also in reference to the Qatar World Cup before a match. Photo: Reuters
Freiburg fans hold signs also in reference to the Qatar World Cup before a match. Photo: Reuters
Chandran Nair
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Chandran Nair

Calls to boycott Fifa Qatar World Cup 2022 by the West is ‘hypocritical and shameful’

  • Critics in the West have condemned World Cup host Qatar for its standard of labour rights, its stand on LGBTQ issues and have called for a boycott
  • Those calls to boycott the football tournament scream of Western hypocrisy, resentment and a superiority complex writes author Chandran Nair

Freiburg fans hold signs also in reference to the Qatar World Cup before a match. Photo: Reuters
Freiburg fans hold signs also in reference to the Qatar World Cup before a match. Photo: Reuters
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