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Human rights issue raised in Qatar

U.S. contractor that will build for World Cup responds to reports of worker abuse

Updated: October 1, 2013, 6:35 PM ET
By Jeff MacGregor | ESPN.com

The World Cup is not worth a single human life.

This week's column isn't too complicated. The World Cup, the biggest sporting event on the planet, is not worth the cost of a single human life. Simple. Last week's series in The Guardian about working conditions in Qatar, host of the 2022 World Cup, warns not of one death, but of hundreds. 

According to The Guardian report: "Dozens of Nepalese migrant labourers have died in Qatar in recent weeks and thousands more are enduring ...

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