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Fifa awarded the World Cup to Qatar despite widespread concerns over human rights violations and treatment of migrant workers.Amnesty International has since documented conditions of workers being "exploited" and "subjected to forced labor." "They cant change jobs, they cant leave the country, and they often wait months to get paid a report from the human rights organization states.Guardian estimate: Actual death toll 'considerably higher'.According to The Guardian, 2,711 workers from India, 1,641 from Nepal, 1,018 from Bangladesh, 824 from Pakistan and 557 from Sri Lanka have died working in Qatar since 2010.
The Guardian estimates that the actual death toll of migrant workers is "considerably higher" since the data it cites is limited to the listed countries.The nation with a population of less than 3 million is depending on 2 million migrant workers to man its labor force.The Philippines and Kenya are among other nations to send migrant workers to Qatar, according to the report.The listed causes of death include electrocution, blunt injuries due to a fall from height and suicide.Most of the deaths are listed as "natural" while citing heart or respiratory failure, according to the report.
Daytime temperatures in Qatar can approach 120 degrees during the summer.Normally played in the summer, Qatar's World Cup will be held in November and December because of the oppressive heat.Workers walk toward the construction site of the Lusail stadium which will be build for the upcoming 2022 fifa World Cup during a stadium tour in Doha, Qatar, Dec.Massive nationwide construction project, including a new city.
Nick McGeehan of labor rights organization FairSquare Projects told The Guardian that World Cup construction accounts for much of the death toll.A very significant proportion of the migrant workers who have died since 2011 were only in the country because Qatar won the right to host the World Cup, he said.Qatar has built or is building seven new stadiums in addition to significant infrastructure upgrades, including roadways, hotels and an airport in preparation to host the World Cup.