Qatar Facing Backlash for Hosting World Cup 2022

Qatar Facing Backlash for Hosting World Cup 2022

Qatar is hit by unprecedented criticism for hosting the football World Cup. Qatar's ruling emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani retaliated against the fierce campaigns by stating them 'double standards' and 'fabrications'. Since Qatar won hosting rights decades ago, the nation has been scrutinized and criticized in many aspects, including human rights violations. Qatar is the first Arab nation to host the football World Cup and has spent billions of dollars organizing the event. The conservative and energy-rich country was awarded hosting rights by FIFA after an argumentative bidding procedure in 2010. All the accusations regarding the foreign labor ...

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