Bangladeshis

Bangladesh 1018 dies in Qatar World Cup

Qatar’s attempt to win the World Cup was controversial. The then FIFA president Sepp Blatter chose a desert country to dominate every region in the globalization of football.

Although it was said that those rights were obtained through voting. However, it was later reported that Qatar was tasked with organizing the 2022 World Cup instead of corruption.

That is the beginning, then the controversy does not seem to leave Qatar behind. The state should take the headlines after a few days in the negative news surrounding the event. The latest is bad news. In the last 10 years, more than 6,500 South Asian workers have died in Qatar̵.

7;s infrastructure development near the World Cup. Most of them are India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The British media The Guardian confirmed this.
Qatar’s official statistics show that the year began in December 2010. Migrant workers from five Asian countries die an average of 12 deaths a week. Where 2 million foreign workers are currently staying in Qatar for the World Cup.

According to data provided by India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka, a total of 5,926 migrants from these four countries died between 2011 and 2020. According to the Pakistani embassy in Qatar, 624 Pakistani workers were killed in Qatar at that time.

The death toll from migrants in Qatar is thought to be the highest. Because in addition to these five countries, workers from different countries including the Philippines and Kenya go to Qatar. However, no information was available by the end of 2020.

In the last 10 years, Qatar occupied 6 new stadiums near the World Cup and many other major projects. There are at least a dozen of these projects. He also helped build new airports, roads, public transportation, hotels, and new cities.

Nick McGihan, director of FairSquare Projects, which works on workers’ rights in the Middle East, said many migrant workers who have died in Qatar since 2011 went there after Qatar had the opportunity to host the World Cup.

According to the report, 36 workers have died while building a World Cup stadium. However, the World Cup organizing committee said that 34 of the deaths were due to out-of-work visas. However, experts have questioned these claims.

Qatar, on the other hand, has claimed that many deaths in the last 10 years have become commonplace. According to the Guardian, 79 percent of deaths in Bangladesh, India and Nepal were normal. 12% of deaths in road accidents. The work environment is associated with only 6 percent of deaths. And 6 percent of workers have committed suicide. In the case of Indians, 80 percent are normal deaths.

By graph, the Guardian reported that 1,017 Bangladeshis were among the dead. However, the majority of the population in India is 2611. 1641 people of Nepal. Pakistan 624 and Sri Lanka 558. The news agency has collected this information from reliable sources in each country.

Bangladeshi worker Mohammad Shahid Miah died of electrocution. The accident happened when water entered his home and caused a short circuit.

Ghal Singh Rai, from Nepal, worked as a cleaner in the Education City of the World Cup Stadium. The worker, who was paid 1,000, committed suicide within a week.

The family of Madhu Bollapalla, a worker in India, could not believe how the 43-year-old man died. Her body was found lying on the floor of the house.

Bangladesh time: 1305 hours, February 24, 2021