Workers Dying In Qatar Ahead Of 2022 World Cup08:27

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The 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil in less than a month, but construction has already begun in Qatar for the 2022 World Cup.

A recent documentary by ESPN's investigative show "E:60" found that many of the migrant workers doing that work are being subject to egregious human rights abuses, and hundreds have already died.

Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, predicts that more than 4,000 migrant workers will die in Qatar in the next eight years, before the World Cup there begins.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks to Jeremy Schaap, who traveled to Qatar to report this story for ESPN.


This segment aired on May 23, 2014.