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New laws were passed offering migrant workers better legal protections. Despite government measures to control the spread of COVID-19, migrant workers bore the brunt of the pandemic’s impact. The authorities further tightened restrictions on freedom of expression. Women continued to face...
Qatar Migrants

Five years of human rights failure shames FIFA and Qatar

Labour exploitation remains rampant in Qatar as the authorities fail to deliver significant reforms, Amnesty International said today before the fifth anniversary of Qatar winning the right to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Despite massive public exposure of the appalling conditions faced by most...
Portugal Censorship and Freedom of Expression

Human Rights Council: Oral statement on Portugal, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates for dialogue with Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers

Amnesty International statement made in connection with the presentation by the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers of her reports on Portugal, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates during the 29th session of the UN Human Rights Council (Geneva,15 June – 3 July 2015)