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Two-speed labour system in Qatar for 2022 World Cup

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DOHA, Qatar - Men crammed together, dozens to a room, on bunk beds so close they can reach over and shake hands.

Qatar, on paper at least, has rules that forbid such uncomfortable conditions for its massive workforce of migrant labourers. ......

In this Nov.9, 2014 photo, stadium builders from Southeast Asia collect food from their free canteen after a day’s work in Doha, Qatar. Following widespread criticism of labor abuses in Qatar, the World Cup host nation for 2022 is giving better treatment to those who work on projects directly linked to the football tournament. (AP Photo/John Leicester) Show/Hide caption

In this Nov.9, 2014 photo, stadium builders from Southeast Asia collect food from their free canteen after a day’s work in Doha, Qatar. Following widespread criticism of labor abuses in Qatar, the World Cup host nation for 2022 is giving better treatment to those who work on projects directly linked to the football tournament. (AP Photo/John Leicester)

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