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Qatar's migrant workers are abused — but the country's leaders may use unfair media criticism to deflect efforts to help them

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The focus on Qatar's abuse of its migrants has been among the fallout from FIFA bribery scandal and the soccer body's improbable decision to award the tiny nation the World Cup in 2022. Yet inaccuracies in reporting give the government cover to attack errors instead of the issue — and frustrate change, say several young Qataris.

Sports

Qatar's migrant workers are abused — but the country's leaders may use unfair media criticism to deflect efforts to help them

Updated

The focus on Qatar's abuse of its migrants has been among the fallout from FIFA bribery scandal and the soccer body's improbable decision to award the tiny nation the World Cup in 2022. Yet inaccuracies in reporting give the government cover to attack errors instead of the issue — and frustrate change, say several young Qataris.

Global Politics

Qatar beats US for 2022 World Cup

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's William Troop about the other winners in today's World Cup selections: Qatar was chosen to host in 2022. The choice has raised questions about everything from infrastructure to Qatar's brutal July heat.