Threats of rape. Jailed for asking your employer to pay the promised salary. Beatings. Migrants working on World Cup projects tell stories of horrific abuse.
Politicians, leading academics and international trade unions have praised Qatar for its reforms since they were given the hosting rights to the 2022 World Cup in 2010, following a corrupt process. But how are things really on the ground?
A company directly and heavily involved with the World Cup in Qatar, with thousands of employees, is blackmailing its workers.