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Parliamentary question - E-001385/2021Parliamentary question
E-001385/2021

    Death of migrant workers in Qatar

    Question for written answer  E-001385/2021/rev.1
    to the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
    Rule 138
    Loucas Fourlas (PPE)

    According to a recent Guardian report, over 6 500 migrant workers have died in Qatar since its selection by FIFA to host the 2022 Football World Cup.

    It would appear that these fatalities are not only due to accidents and that many of them can be attributed to the parlous working and living conditions of labourers who are ‘crammed’ into containers and made to toil for hours in very high temperatures.

    In the light of this:

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