Russia/FIFA: Workers Exploited on World Cup 2018 Stadiums

At least 17 workers have died on World Cup stadium sites, according to the Building and Wood Workers’ International global union.

“FIFA’s promise to make human rights a centerpiece of its global operations has been put to the test in Russia, and FIFA is coming up short,” said Jane Buchanan, associate Europe and Central Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “Construction workers on World Cup stadiums face exploitation and abuse, and FIFA has not yet shown that it can effectively monitor, prevent, and remedy these issues.”

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