Qatar: grand ambitions, wretched lives


    • The illusion of Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Why the 2022 World Cup violates labour rights
    • The Qatari economy: from pearl rags to oil riches
    • Al Thani’s expanding sphere of influence


Bide is a labourer who went to Qatar to earn money to pay for a lifesaving heart operation for his daughter.

Watch his story and learn what your rights are working in Qatar.

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Join the campaign to tell Qatar: Do the right thing and give workers their rights

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Qatar: grand ambitions, wretched lives