Human rights groups call for $440m compensation fund for Qatar’s migrant workers

Qatari workers

By Andrew Warshaw

May 19 – Amnesty International, Football Supporters Europe and eight other human rights and fan groups have collectively urged FIFA to put up a minimum $440 million – roughly the equivalent of World Cup prize money – as a compensation fund for hundreds of thousands of migrant workers they claim have suffered abuses in preparation for the tournament in November.

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