How Fifa Is Abusing People Essay

931 Words Nov 1st, 2016 4 Pages
The topic I chose to write about is how FIFA is abusing people in order to build their stadium for the upcoming 2022 World Cup in Qatar. In 2015 allegations were brought against the organization FIFA(which stands for Federation, International, Football, Association), which stated that they are forcing migrant workers to stay in cramped conditions, pay large fees, being lied about how much they will earn, not being paid, and getting their passports confiscated. These allegations came from approximately 240 migrant workers who are mainly from Bangladesh, India and Nepal, who complained to the Amnesty International February and May of 2015. In 2014 David Howman, the director of the World Anti-Doping Agency, said that he believes that 25 percent of global sports is organized crime. In this persuasive essay I will be discussing how the workers in Qatar are mistreated whether that id physically or mentally, I will also be discussing their working and living conditions and how sometimes they never get paid for their work.
The first topic I would like to discuss is Qatar’s kafala sponsorship program, the kafala sponsorship program basically states that migrant workers cannot change jobs or leave the country without their employer’s permission. Furthermore in “2015 Nepali workers told Amnesty International that they weren’t allowed to visit their loved ones after the 2015 earthquake”. “A worker named Nabeel, was a metal worker from India who worked on Khalifa stadium, he said that he…

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