Qatar's World Cup Wage Abuses: Daily Brief

Plus: Rohingya have been awaiting justice for 3 years; Greece tries to deny its migrant pushbacks; mother's hospital hell in Hungary; #HRWArtAndActivism; and learn more about employer-tied visas.

Ten years since Qatar won the right to host the FIFA World Cup 2022, migrant workers are still facing delayed, unpaid, and deducted wages. Our new report found case after case of wage abuse across various occupations including security guards, servers, baristas, bouncers, cleaners, management staff, and construction workers. 

On August 25, 2017, the Myanmar military began a brutal campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims involving mass killingrape, and arson that forced over 740,000 to flee. Three years after, they still await justice and a safe return home.

In Hungary, sick children are crammed together as they wait for treatment in health facilities. Read here a mother's hospital hell during Covid-19.

Since South Sudan’s conflict began in December 2013, widespread impunity for the crimes has fueled further violence. Read about accountability mechanisms agreed to by the parties to the conflict on our new Q&A.

Do you want to support art and human rights?⁣ 11 artists from Denmark are partnering with Human Rights Watch for the project #HRWArtAndActivism. Each week for the next 11 weeks, an artist will post an artwork for sale to benefit our work. Together with their work and your support, we can create a better future for #humanrights.⁣

And learn more about the relationship between employer-tied visas and human rights violations at a webinar tomorrow, August 25, at 5:30pm IST time.