FIFA World Cup 2022
Daily Round-up | US House of Representatives passes USD 1.7 trillion spending bill & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the US spending bill, protests by logistics workers in Italy, and a FIFA investigation into the incidents at the World Cup final

Qatar World Cup: The Good, the Debatable and the GOAT

We look at the debates around the FIFA World Cup and its legacy, the future of the tournament as the number of teams is set to increase, and the never-ending discussions about GOAT

Grant Wahl death The night football lost a friend and ally

Grant Wahl, a veteran sports writer and perhaps the most well-known football journalist from the US, collapsed while covering the game at the Lusail Stadium in Doha . He passed away at the age of 48

Daily Round-up | Illegal US blockade of Cuba denounced at UN & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the UNGA vote on Cuba, protests in Spain on the cost of living crisis, the killing of four Palestinians by Israel, and rights groups urging Qatar and FIFA to compensate migrant workers

Former FIFA employee targeted - Qatar Rights group urge Qatar and FIFA to ensure fair trial for former World Cup employee    

Abdullah Ibhais, was convicted on bribery and other related charges soon after he spoke up against the Qatari authorities’ repression of a migrant workers strike 

Migrant worker Qatar Qatar jails migrant worker for speaking out on labor violations

Jordanian Abdullah Ibhais was sentenced to five years in prison in April this year. Human rights groups assert that the sentence is based on false and baseless charges completely lacking evidence

Report finds Canadian TRC’s major calls to action still unaddressed and other stories

Today we look at a report on the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action, France’s withdrawal from the Timbuktu military base in Mali, and more

Qatar workers deaths 6,750 migrant workers’ deaths in Qatar in last 10 years, report finds

Migrant workers in Qatar face systematic abuse and labor rights violations, issues which have gone unaddressed by the government despite repeated appeals by human rights groups and labor organizations