Kenyan dies after falling at a stadium in Qatar, he was a World Cup worker -PHOTOS

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of a Kenyan worker who fell at a stadium in Qatar during construction for the World Cup. This tragedy is a reminder of the harsh realities faced by workers in Qatar, who are often subject to dangerous working conditions and inadequate protections.

The deceased worker was one of the many migrant laborers who have been brought to Qatar to work on the massive infrastructure projects related to the World Cup. These workers, primarily from developing countries in Asia and Africa, are often lured to Qatar with promises of good wages and opportunities, only to be met with grueling labor conditions and little to no recourse for their mistreatment.

The construction industry in Qatar has been plagued by reports of widespread abuse, including long working hours, inadequate safety measures, and poor living conditions for workers. In the past, there have been numerous instances of workers dying on construction sites, often due to accidents or inadequate medical care.

It is unacceptable that in the 21st century, workers are still dying due to unsafe working conditions and lack of basic protections. The international community must pressure Qatar to address these issues and ensure that all workers are treated with dignity and respect.

The tragic death of this Kenyan worker is a somber reminder of the human cost of the World Cup. It is our duty to demand better for the workers who are building this global spectacle, and to ensure that they are not treated as mere expendable labor. We must hold Qatar accountable for the safety and well-being of all workers, and demand that they take concrete steps to improve working conditions and prevent further tragedies.