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Qatar 2022: The Unintended consequences

Old 27th Sep 2013, 07:18
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Qatar 2022: The Unintended consequences

Still eight years away and a number of nations media groups justifiably angry at losing the bid are circling like wolves.

The workers rights stories of not only blue collar workers but crew etc will peel back this onion in a way never seen before.

Just think of the interviews in UK/Oz/US of an HIV positive athlete competing when asked their opinion on "Do you think deportation from a country is the answer".., or to a father player "do you think getting fired for being pregnant is ok?"

Lets not even start on Jews & gays.

Interesting EIGHT! years ahead.


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Old 27th Sep 2013, 09:49
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Really have to wonder what FIFA was thinking? (Money, money, money!) It's not like the summer temps were unknown.

It's like awarding the Winter Olympics to Jamaica because it would be politically correct and they had a Bobsleigh team!
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Old 27th Sep 2013, 12:03
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Winter Olympic

Lets not even start on Jews & gays.
All the media are making a big deal in Sochi, Russia for winter Olympic ... and what about ...
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Old 27th Sep 2013, 12:24
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I don't see any issue with gays here in Qatar.
We have plenty of gays working here,including Qatar airways....
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Old 27th Sep 2013, 12:30
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Old 27th Sep 2013, 13:49
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When will the world wake up and stop this renegade teenager Qatar is. I don't know what the definition of a "nation" is but i fail to see how Qatar would qualify. Just like i fail to see how QR could be a 5 star airline since in my book it is not an airline in the first place. Yes, for the astronauts of Northafrica this is probably their Lufthansa/BA/Cathay.
But, dudes, do I feel sorry for all those Nepalese workers dying everyday due to an astrononomical and mysterious amount of "cardiac" cases. Do thei actually believe we believe those numbers and lies. Bet I could call Merkel or Brown and aks them for their numbers and the answer would be: look it up, moron, our numbers are official. The Qatar officials respond with nonsence like "all our workers have right to water, and cannot work when the temperature is above 45 C".
My point is that the discussion here and elsewhere is absurde. We have to stop considdering and comparing Qatar with real nations and societies when it would make more sence to conpare it to the likes of North Korea, Zimbabwe, Liberia and of course all of Northafrica. I was there. I worked under that "CEO".I was abused - and so was my family. Thankfully to day I am able to face the reflection I see en the mirror. Back then I was'nt.
FIFA, UN and thge likes please wake me up and telle me it was all just a joke.
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Old 27th Sep 2013, 16:18
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The seeds that Qatar / QR are planting today with respect to corruption , human rights and modern day slavery will only grow more poisonous as more and more people around the world become aware of such issues. By trying to corrupt ICAO , the World Cup , funding a religious war ( Syria ) , and violating workers rights , the list of those who wish Qatar to fail is growing longer and longer. A very fatal set of circumstances.
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Old 27th Sep 2013, 18:01
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Interesting EIGHT! years ahead.

I used my calculator, my brain, my fingers....always the same result:

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Old 27th Sep 2013, 23:53
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Qatar tolerance?

Putting the homosexual issue aside for a moment, I wonder whether Israel would be welcome to play in Qatar if they qualified? Or their local supporters? Charters from Tel Aviv? I doubt it. As for gay Jews, I shudder to think.

At least us folk in the tolerant West have no such issues as far as sport goes.
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Old 28th Sep 2013, 05:25
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And what about Brazilian girls in " revealing" clothes dancing on the corniche..?
And they gone end up in jails..?
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Old 28th Sep 2013, 06:17
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hahaha loc remember the time there was a big fight between the egyptian fundamentalist woman and the American girl, which resulted in they tried to enforce "local" swimming costumes only at the Ain Khalid swimming pool? That ended up with round the clock protest from 50 brazilian chicks in their teeniest bikinis, and then someone threw bacon in the swimming pool?

To be fair to AAB he did sort that out in favour of the westerners, removed that egyptian troublemaker from the compound. He's a complete pr!ck but he's no fool, he knows if he pisses the wife off enough, he loses the pilot.

It will be an absolute circus if they actually get the world cup - corniche full of drunken English fighting with everyone and pissing in the street, half naked south american women everywhere, the funniest thing will be they'll do what they always do and try to employ a few thousand nepalese jinglies as "security" to try and sort it all out because they're too lazy / afraid to get their own hands dirty
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Old 29th Sep 2013, 15:40
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many westerners to spread the truth.
Even the western get abuse! But the problem is in the western home land organizations ... with money you can buy everything nowadays!

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Old 30th Sep 2013, 05:03
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Qatar World Cup 'slaves': Fifa's UK representative 'appalled and disturbed' | Global development | The Guardian
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Old 1st Oct 2013, 07:43
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Com'on guys...There is no abuse or " slavery" in Qatar.

As expected authorities have started to respond to the allegations...

The method is well known:

1 - deny everything.
2- present themselves as victims of a plot.
3- blame others.
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Old 1st Oct 2013, 09:11
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beluga from the way things are in real life, its seems like nasa to the astronauts from your country as i can see by the way you guys are running to work there for the tax free salary etccc
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Old 1st Oct 2013, 09:42
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"Running to work there for the tax free salary"

Don't think majority of people come here Because of the tax free salary.
Let's not get lure :
Yes there is no tax on the salary BUT

-You pay a fortune for the education of your kids( partially or entirely covered if you are "lucky")
-you pay a fortune to rent a decent accomodation( again covered entirely if you are lucky)
- No pension( so you will have to save a lot...if you can)
- No Bonus.( just a thinly end of service benefit)
Don't get lure with "the big fat" tax free salary you receive here, unless you are single,without kids,you will have to be wise when it comes to spend your money here,...if you want to keep an apple for the thirst for later on.
My 2 cents advice.

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