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EU Parliament Backs Remedy Fund for Qatar Migrant Abuses

On November 24, the European Parliament urged FIFA and Qatar to compensate widespread abuses that migrant workers suffered while building the 2022 World Cup infrastructure and making the games possible. In doing so, they joined migrant workers and their families, the global public, and a growing number of football associations, sponsors, political leaders, athletes, and human rights organizations and labor unions who have backed this call.