November 13, 2014 Stephen Russell

FIFA’s magic wand tries to vanish the blood on Qatar’s hands

As if by magic, FIFA keep changing the subject
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Qatar might be feeling pretty pleased with itself today. A FIFA investigation into possible corruption, conducted by the former New York district attorney Michael García has, after he spent 18-months scrutinising the behaviour of all the bidding nations, found only minor concerns that “were not serious enough to warrant re-opening the process”.

For those of us campaigning to hold Qatar to account for the deaths of hundreds of workers, this is like proclaiming the innocence of a speeding driver involved in a fatal smash up because it turns out he obtained his driving licence legally. READ MORE