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In 2010, FIFA awarded the 2022 World Cup tournament bid to Qatar, a country known for its labor trafficking and human rights abuses. The abused humans who are forced to work in Qatar without their consent or free will walk away with comparatively nothing. Amnesty International is calling on FIFA to match this $440 million in World Cup prize money and create a compensation program for Qatar’s abused migrant workers.

“At the heart of the abuse was Qatar’s ‘Kafala’ system of sponsorship-based employment which legally bound foreign workers to their employers, preventing them from changing jobs or even leaving the country without their employer’s permission,” said Amnesty. Hundreds of thousands of migrant workers in Qatar were exploited and abused for years, and many were denied rest and wages.

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The abuse that these workers faced for years is unacceptable and heartbreaking, and they must be compensated for the suffering they have endured. Sign this petition to urge FIFA’s official World Cup corporate partners, which benefit extensively from the event, to make major contributions to the compensation program!

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