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FIFA urged to match $440m World Cup
prize money to fund major
compensation program for abused
migrant workers
Published On:  May 19, 2022 02:27 PM NPT By: Republica (/news/author/880) |  @RepublicaNepal

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KATHMANDU, May 19: FIFA should earmark at least $440m to provide
remedy for the hundreds of thousands of migrant workers who have
suffered human rights abuses in Qatar during preparations for the 2022
World Cup, Amnesty International said in a new report today, six months
ahead of the tournament's opening game.
In an open letter accompanying the report, Amnesty International and a
coalition of human rights organizations, unions, and fan groups urged FIFA’s
president Gianni Infantino to work with Qatar to establish a comprehensive

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